Gold diggers of 1937
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Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008].
1419873172 (set), 9781419873171 (set), 1419873199, 9781419873195
883929010202, 883929002924


General Note
"Busby Berkeley collection, volume 2"--Set packaging.
General Note
Based on the play "Sweet mystery of life" by Richard Maibum, Michael Wallach and George Haight.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
General Note
Special features include: Technicolor historical short The romance Of Louisiana; classic cartoons: Plenty of money and you, Speaking of the weather; 2 excerpts from 1929's Gold diggers of Broadway; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Arthur Edeson ; editor, Thomas Richards ; art director, Max Parker ; music and lyrics, Harry Warren, Al Dubin, Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg.
Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Victor Moore, Rosalind Marquis, Lee Dixon.
Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobath, is going bankrupt due to poor management. Since J.J. seems to be in poor health, the executives take out a million dollar life insurance policy in an attempt to save the company. Now Rosmer has to keep J.J. alive so he can get his commission and the executives are trying to thwart his efforts.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.
In English with optional French subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bacon, L., Berkeley, B., Duff, W., Powell, D., Blondell, J., Farrell, G., Moore, V., Marquis, R., Dixon, L., Warren, H., Dubin, A., Arlen, H., Harburg, E. Y. 1., & Maibaum, R. (2008). Gold diggers of 1937 . Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lloyd Bacon et al.. 2008. Gold Diggers of 1937. Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lloyd Bacon et al.. Gold Diggers of 1937 Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bacon, Lloyd, et al. Gold Diggers of 1937 Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2008.

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