Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.



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Credited cast:
Nancy Welford ...
Jerry Lamar
Winnie Lightner ...
Nick Lucas ...
Albert Gran ...
Dance Director
Armand Kaliz ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stage Manager
Gertrude Short ...


Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

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Girls! Songs! Dances! Color!


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Release Date:

30 August 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brodvejske kopacice zlata  »

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(2-strip Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Only small fragments of the movie (last reel except the final minute) and parts of the soundtracks on disks are known to exist. Please check your attic. (May 1999 update: reel 1 and a further one were recently found.) See more »


[last lines]
Mabel: I... I am... I... Oh, damn it, I forgot my second line!
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Followed by Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) See more »


Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Copyright 1929 by M. Witmark & Sons
Sung by Nick Lucas
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What survives of Gold Diggers of Broadway was a fascinating find to me
1 December 2012 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Except for two clips that are on The Jazz Singer DVD, this movie is lost. One of them begins with a man and a young woman who calls him uncle but is being proposed marriage. Then it's a big finale with many men in top hats and tails and a couple of acrobats doing somersaults. The screen then goes black but the surviving audio continues. The other surviving sequence has a bunch of ballerinas performing on stage with swans in a pond at the end. All this was in two-strip color. It was all fascinating to watch and hear. Since I'm not so sure the entire movie will ever be found, I'm reviewing this now and giving my rating which you'll see above. So on that note, those surviving Gold Diggers of Broadway clips were sure fascinating to watch.

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