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The Florodora Girl (1930)

Passed  -  Drama | Romance  -  31 May 1930 (USA)
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A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger. But she assumes he is after "one thing" and is holding out for marriage. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Daisy
Lawrence Gray ...
Jack
Walter Catlett ...
De Boer
Louis John Bartels ...
Hemingway
Ilka Chase ...
Fanny
Vivien Oakland ...
Maud
Jed Prouty ...
Old Man Dell
Claud Allister ...
Rumblesham
Sam Hardy ...
Fontaine
Nance O'Neil ...
Mrs. Vibart
Robert Bolder ...
Commodore
Jane Keithley ...
Constance
Maude Turner Gordon ...
Mrs. Caraway
George Chandler ...
Georgie Smith
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Vibart Child
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Storyline

A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger. But she assumes he is after "one thing" and is holding out for marriage. After meeting his mother, she learns that her beau is engaged to a society girl. He loses his money and they drift apart. But after making a new fortune, he comes to the theater. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Drama | Romance

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31 May 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Florodora Girl (A Story of the Gay Nineties)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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| (2-strip Technicolor)

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1.20 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first film which opened the famous Pantages Theater at Hollywood and Vine. See more »

Goofs

In the beach scenes, one shot begins with the clapper boy crossing the set with clapper in hand. See more »

Connections

Featured in Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Genevieve
(1869) (uncredited)
Music by Henry Tucker
Lyrics by George Cooper
Played at Fontaine's party
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Nice period comedy
13 March 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

The late 1890's are lovingly reconstructed, with wonderful costumes and nice sets. Very good script. Marion Davies as a chorus girl who doesn't want to be a rich man's toy has lots of chances to show her stuff. There is only one Floradora dance routine and it is quite calm. The final scenes are in two color Technicolor.


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