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Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)

Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

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Stephen Lee doesn't want his nephew Wally Sanders to marry chorus girl Violet Dayne, because he believes all chorus girls to be ruthless gold diggers, always chasing after the men's money. ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont
Stars: Hope Hampton, Wyndham Standing, Louise Fazenda
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Ann Collins
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Eleanor
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Wally
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Nick
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Violet
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Blake
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Cissy Gray
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Barney Barnett
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Sadie the Maid
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Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

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Girls! Songs! Dances! COLOR!

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30 August 1929 (USA)  »

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Brodvejske kopacice zlata  »

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(2-strip Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Two reels survive (including the finale) and the complete soundtrack survives on Vitaphone discs. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Lamar: Uncle Steve, you are wonderful!
Stephen Lee: Jerry, last night when I was in a somewhat toodle-loo condition, I said several things. I distinctly remember saying one thing. i asked you to marry me. I see now that I was a little hasty and I wish to apologize.
Jerry Lamar: Why should you apologize if you didn't mean it?
Stephen Lee: What makes you think I didn't mean it?
Jerry Lamar: I've been told that a man doesn't mean anything he says after 2 AM, when he's toodle-loo.
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Remade as Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951) See more »

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Go to Bed
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Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Copyright 1929 by M. Witmark & Sons
Sung by Nick Lucas
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Not much left, but what is left is interesting
24 June 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Most interesting is the big production number in the final reel, with all kinds of show dancing and some acrobatics. Also good as a sample of what a New York musical stage production of the day looked like.

In two color (red/green) Technicolor, though not always well preserved.


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