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The Florodora Girl (1930)

Passed | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 31 May 1930 (USA)
The married friends of a New York chorus girl encourage her to pursue a handsome but poor socialite.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Daisy Dell
... Jack Vibart
... De Boer
... Oliver Hemingway
... Fanny
... Maud
... Old Man Dell
... Lord Rumblesham
... Harry Fontaine
... Mrs. Vibart
... Commodore - Stage Doorman
Jane Keithley ... Constance Caraway
Maude Turner Gordon ... Mrs. Caraway
... Georgie Smith
... Younger Vibart Daughter
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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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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) (finale)

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1.20 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

In the beach scene, which begins Reel #3 @ 0:18:40, the opening shot begins with the clapper boy crossing the set with clapper in hand, obviously a modern day printing error in the version presently in circulation which 1930 audiences would not have witnessed. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Dell: Fanny, please.
Fanny: Now, dearie, his intentions are not honorable.
Daisy Dell: [Excitedly] Oh, yeah!
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Featured in Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

After the Ball
(1892) (uncredited)
Music and lyrics by Charles Harris
Played at Caraway's ball
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Nice period comedy
13 March 2001 | by 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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