Gold diggers of 1933

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About the Edition

A Broadway producer has the talent, the tunes, the theater and everything else he needs to put on a show, except the dough.

StatementWarner Bros. Pictures, Inc ; non-musical portions, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, production numbers directed by Busby Berkeley ; a First National and Vitaphone production
SeriesWB archive collection, Archive collection
ContributionsWilliam, Warren, 1895-1948, actor, Blondell, Joan, actor, MacMahon, Aline, 1899-1991, actor, Keeler, Ruby, actor, Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (Firm)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .G65 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (98 min.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26968025M
OCLC/WorldCa1008785968

I just love these classic movies. Gold diggers of is my favorite. The Forgotten Man number at the end of this movie just stunned me. It shows men marching off to war flanked by cheering people waving American flags.

A little later the men are coming back from war and nobody is there. The men are all bleeding and bandaged and one/5(). Gold Diggers ofa lavish and glittering showcase for Busby Berkeley's musical production talent, was designed and produced as a Depression tonic.

As Berkeley said, "In an era of breadlines, Depression, and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery. Format: Paperback.

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Wisconsin/Warner Bros. screenplay series Gold Diggers ofa lavish and glittering showcase for Busby Berkeley's musical production talent, was designed and produced as a Depression tonic.

p.: 23 cm. --"Gold diggers ofscreenplay by James Seymour, David Boehm, and Ben Markson, from the stage play by Avery Hopwood." Includes bibliographical referencesPages:   Gold Diggers is an extremely interesting read.

By the careful crafting of intertwining the stories of several figures in Klondike history as taken from their memoirs, the reader gets a true "feel" for this time and place and the challenges - cold, loneliness, starvation - faced in their search for gold.4/5.

Film. Records by members of orig cast. MUSIC: Harry Warren. WORDS: Al Dubin. Dick Powell: "The Gold Diggers Song" ( 78/PerfectALB-2, ALB, ALB, ALB, ALB, ALB, ALB, ALB, ALB) "Pettin' in the Park" ( 78/PerfectALB-2, ALB, ALB) "Shadow Waltz" ( 78/PerfectALB-2, ALB, ALB) ( ALB).

One of the best examples of this use of social issues in film is Gold Diggers of  Released by Warner Bros inthe film looks at three chorus girls and a producer struggling to survive in New York. While the story uses the Depression as a backdrop for the struggles of the girls, it is the musical numbers that are the real statements.

The girls are 'gold diggers' in that they waste no opportunity to batten onto rich men. It is hinted during the course of the film that showgirls inhabit a shadowy region on the borders of prostitution, and the harsh economic realities of force the girls to regard their good looks as a /10(7K).

ABOUT THIS BOOK Gold Diggers ofa Gold diggers of 1933 book and glittering showcase for Busby Berkeley's musical production talent, was designed and produced as a Depression tonic.

As Berkeley said, "In an era of breadlines, Depression, and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery to turn their minds away to something else.

Gold Diggers of is, I argue, the most complete document of the Great Depression and pre-Code Hollywood. While there are other films that more bleak or sexy or funny, Gold Diggers is the perfect blend of all of these elements. Taking the disparate urges of the era, from the poverty and starvation to the liberated sexual attitudes and sophisticated sense of humor, it manages to balance them to great.

Directed by Lloyd Bacon. With Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Victor Moore. When two investors inform an opportunistic dancer that they can't fund an elderly stage producer's production, she suggests they get an insurance policy on the producer's life/10().

Gold Diggers of () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Summaries. A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. —Jack. "Gold diggers ofscreenplay by James Seymour, David Boehm, and Ben Markson, from the stage play by Avery Hopwood." Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Overview      Gold Diggers ofa lavish and glittering showcase for Busby Berkeley's musical production talent, was designed and produced as a Depression tonic. As Berkeley said, "In an era of breadlines, Depression, and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery to turn their minds away to something : Arthur Hove.

The second talkie version of the Avery Hopwood's theatrical war-horse The Golddiggers of Broadway, Gold Diggers of was the second of three back-to-back Warner Bros. musicals benefiting from the genius of Busby Berkeley. The basic plot is retained from the Hopwood play: Showgirls Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler and Aline McMahon attempt to find financial backing for the new show planned by Actors: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline Macmahon.

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Gold Diggers of | This book contains the full shooting script of Erwin Gelsey and James Seymour, based on the Avery Hopwood play ofas well as lyrics to the five songs of the film.

Arthur Hove's introduction outlines the story concept from its initial Broadway form, through the silent movie, the talkie, and including several post versions. Lynn Browning as Gold Digger Girl Charles C Audience Reviews for Gold Diggers of Essential pre-code viewing.

It has such range â" the Busby Berkeley musical numbers which %. Gold Diggers of Broadway is a American Pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Winnie Lightner and Nick buted by Warner Bros., the film is the second two-color Technicolor all-talking feature-length film (after On with the Show!, also released that year by Warner Bros).

Gold Diggers of Broadway was also the third film released by Warner Bros. to be Music by: Joseph Burke (music), Al Dubin (lyrics). Gold Diggers of is an American musical film directed and choreographed by Busby Berkeley, and starring Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart and Alice Brady.

Winifred Shaw, Hugh Herbert and Glenda Farrell are also featured. The songs were written by Harry Warren (music) and Al Dubin (lyrics). The film is best known for its famous "Lullaby of Broadway" production by: Songs: Harry Warren (music), Al Dubin (lyrics).

Wealthy songwriter Brad (Dick Powell) saves the day by funding a new Depression-themed musical for the girls to star in, but when his stuffy high-society brother finds out and threatens to disown Brad, Carol and her gold-digging friends scheme to keep the show going, hooking a couple of millionaires along the way%(2K).

1 print (poster): chromolithograph ; x 69 cm. | Motion picture poster for "Gold diggers of " showing chorus girls and gold coins. Glamour, intrigue, lust and betrayal merge as New York billionaire Adam Gold moves to London.

Hes sexy, single and about to come face to face with The Gold Diggers: Karin the jet-setting swimsuit entrepreneur, Erin the naive country girl who snares the job as Adams PA, Molly, a fading eighties supermodel with an expensive drug habit and Summer, her beautiful daughter/5.

Gold Diggers of Movie Summary In New York, three showgirls, Polly, Carol, and Trixie, live in a rundown apartment. It’s the height of the Great Depression, and the girls are desperate for money.

The stage show they worked for—their only source of income—was shut down for past due bills/5(1). Gold Diggers of is an early entry in the series, and the film features not only a largely female driven narrative, but also noted equality in the story. The Great Depression is almost a character in the film.

From the producers to the showgirls, the Depression has knocked everyone to. Two films featured in my book, Lessons in the Dark, will be coming soon to t at PM (Eastern) the superb Great Depression era musical Gold Diggers on The film stars Joan Blondell, Ginger Rogers, Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell along with an excellent supporting cast that includes Aline McMahon, Ned Sparks, Guy Kibbee and Billy Barty.

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The script was written by Rian James and James Seymour, with Whitney Bolton, who was not Music by: Harry Warren (music), Al Dubin (lyrics). Robert Lord won his first producing credit for Gold Diggers of (), an all-singing, all-dancing follow-up to Warner Bros.' smash Forty-Second Street, the film that sparked the trend in screen musicals during the s knew they had a hit before the earlier film had even opened, so they had this production in the works while the rest of Hollywood was scrambling to catch up.

Read the full synopsis of Gold Diggers of, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, with Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon, at Turner Classic Movies.The credit officially allocated to Busby Berkeley in the opening titles sequence of Gold Diggers of Rick Altman, The American Film Musical, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis,pp.

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