Warner Bros released Gold Diggers of 1933 to theaters on May 27, 1933. Mervyn LeRoy directed the film and Busby Berkeley directed the musical sequences. The film starred Warren William, Joan Blondell, and Aline MacMahon.
Gold Diggers of 1933 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.
Their producer, Barney Hopkins has another show in mind which will bring in the money, but he can’t find anyone to fund the production. As he laments with the girls in their apartment, Barney hears Polly’s boyfriend, Brad, playing the piano across the way.
They invite Brad over where he performs for Barney. Brad is a songwriter with a lot of ideas, but no show to put them in. Barney hires Brad for his show, but he still lacks the funds. Luckily, Brad has $15,000 to give Barney, and the show is a go.read full summary
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