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Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)

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Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nancy Welford ...
Jerry Lamar
Conway Tearle ...
Winnie Lightner ...
Mabel
Ann Pennington ...
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Eleanor
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Wally
Nick Lucas ...
Nick
Helen Foster ...
Violet
Albert Gran ...
Blake
Julia Swayne Gordon ...
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Dance Director
Armand Kaliz ...
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Neely Edwards ...
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Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

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Girls! Songs! Dances! Color!

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Comedy | Musical

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Release Date:

30 August 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brodvejske kopacice zlata  »

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1.33 : 1
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Vitaphone production reels #3438-3448 See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Mabel: I... I am... I... Oh, damn it, I forgot my second line!
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Connections

Remake of The Gold Diggers (1923) See more »

Soundtracks

Keeping the Wolf from the Door
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Copyright 1929 by M. Witmark & Sons
Sung by Winnie Lightner
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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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