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Golden Age of the Silver Screen

Welcome to the Golden Age of the Silver Screen—a monthly podcast dedicated to the films from the 1930s and 1940s.

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

Warner Bros released Gold Diggers of 1933 to theaters on May 27, 1933. Mervyn LeRoy directed film and Busby Berkeley directed the musical sequences. The film starred Warren William, Joan Blondell, and Aline MacMahon.

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Wings (1927)

Wings (1927)

Paramount Pictures premiered Wings in San Antonio, Texas on May 19, 1927 on a budget of $2 million. William A. Wellman directed film which starred Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, and Richard Arlen.

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The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy (1932)

Universal Pictures released The Mummy to theaters on December 22, 1932 on a budget of $196,000. Karl Freund directed the horror classic which starred Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, and David Manners.

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Pinocchio (1940)

Pinocchio (1940)

Walt Disney Pictures released Pinocchio to theaters on February 23, 1940; grossing $84.3M worldwide. Ben Sharpsteen and Hamilton Luske directed the animation classic which starred the voice work of Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, and Mel Blanc.

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