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The Gold Diggers (1923)

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 »

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Cast overview:
... Jerry La Mar
... Stephen Lee
... Mabel Munroe
Gertrude Short ... Topsy St. John
... James Blake (as Alec Francis)
... Barney Barnett
Arita Gillman ... Eleanor Montgomery
Peggy Browne ... Trixie Andres
Margaret Seddon ... Mrs. La Mar
... Wally Saunders (as Johnny Harron)
... Violet Dayne (as Ann Cornwall)
... Cissie Gray
... Dolly Baxter
Frances Ross ... Gypsy Montrose
Marie Prade ... Sadie
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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. Violet's friend Jerry La Mar decides to 'gold dig' Stephen, to show him what a nice and unselfish girl Violet is, but then she realizes that she's really in love with Stephen Lee.... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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The Gimme Girls are here - All set to grab off anything or person in sight worth grabbing

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22 September 1923 (USA)  »

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Although some modern sources credit Louise Beavers with appearing in this film, such is not the case; Beavers appears in the remake, Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929), and that's where the confusion apparently came from. See more »

Connections

Remade as Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951) See more »

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