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The Broadway Melody (1929)

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100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.
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Writers
Edmund Goulding (story) | Sarah Y. Mason (continuity) | Norman Houston (dialogue) | James Gleason (dialogue)
Cinematographer
John Arnold (photographed by)
Editor
Sam Zimbalist (as Sam S. Zimbalist)
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Budget
$ 379,000
Gross (USA)
$ 2,808,000
Gross (World)
$ 1,558,000
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Release date
Jun 6, 1929 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Charles King
Eddie Kearns Eddie Kearns   See fewer
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Anita Page
Queenie Mahoney Queenie Mahoney   See fewer
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Bessie Love
Hank Mahoney Hank Mahoney   See fewer
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The Angeles Twins
Chorus Girls (uncredited) Chorus Girls (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Arthur
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J. Emmett Beck
Babe Hatrick (uncredited) Babe Hatrick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nacio Herb Brown
Pianist (uncredited) Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Burrows
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Bush
Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited) Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Cooke
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Drew Demorest
Turpe - Costumer (uncredited) Turpe - Costumer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Dillon
Dillon - Stage Manager (uncredited) Dillon - Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Doran
Flo (uncredited) Flo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Freed
Bystander in Rehearsal Room (uncredited) Bystander in Rehearsal Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Gibbons
Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited) Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Gleason
Music Publisher (uncredited) Music Publisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Francis Zanfield (uncredited) Francis Zanfield (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ches Kirkpatrick
Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited) Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carla Laemmle
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Lang
Guitar Player in Band (uncredited) Guitar Player in Band (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angella Mawby
One of the Mawby Triplets (uncredited) One of the Mawby Triplets (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudette Mawby
One of the Mawby Triplets (uncredited) One of the Mawby Triplets (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudine Mawby
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Joyce Murray
Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Specialty Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blanche Payson
Wardrobe Lady (uncredited) Wardrobe Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Pitman
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jed Prouty
Uncle Jed (uncredited) Uncle Jed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marshall Ruth
Stew - Mr. Zanfield's Assistant (uncredited) Stew - Mr. Zanfield's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Seckler
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Kenneth Thomson
Jacques Warriner (uncredited) Jacques Warriner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Verne
Chorus Girl (uncredited) Chorus Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Hotel Housekeeper (uncredited) Hotel Housekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Weaver
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Dorothy Coonan Wellman
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6.2 / 10 | 5,578 votes