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Gold Diggers of Broadway

Directed by Roy Del Ruth, and written by Robert Lord (story), Avery Hopwood (play "The Gold Diggers"), and De Leon Anthony (titles), "Gold Diggers of Broadway" is a Comedy/Musical film, released on August 30 of 1929 in the USA . Nancy Welford is starring, alongside Conway Tearle, Winnie Lightner, Ann Pennington, Lilyan Tashman and William Bakewell.

Directed by:
Roy Del Ruth
Robert Lord
Play "The Gold Diggers":
Avery Hopwood
De Leon Anthony



The story is set in the contemporary New York City of 1929, and is about a group of 'gold digging' Broadway showgirls who are all looking for love and money but not sure which is the most important.

The film opens on an audience watching a lavish Broadway show, featuring a giant gold mine production number ('Song of the Gold Diggers'). This is followed by famous guitarist Nick Lucas who sings the song 'Painting the Clouds with Sunshine' which climaxes on stage with a huge art deco [...]



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Who is the director of "Gold Diggers of Broadway"?

Roy Del Ruth was an American director, producer, and actor.

Roy Del Ruth has directed movies such as "Upperworld", released in 1934, "Folies Bergère de Paris" (1935), "Panama Hattie" (1942), "Topper Returns" (1941), "Three Sailors and a Girl" (1953), and "Broadway Melody of 1938" (1937).

Roy Del Ruth and Albert Gran have also collaborated in "Employees' Entrance", released in 1933 (character: Denton Ross).


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What was the release date of "Gold Diggers of Broadway"?

"Gold Diggers of Broadway" was first released on Friday, August 30, 1929, in the United States.

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, August 30, 1929

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