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The Gold Diggers (1923)

Stephen Lee doesn't want his nephew Wally Sanders to marry chorus girl Violet Dayne, because he believes all chorus girls to be ruthless gold diggers, always chasing after the men's money. ... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Writers:

Grant Carpenter, Avery Hopwood (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hope Hampton ... Jerry La Mar
Wyndham Standing ... Stephen Lee
Louise Fazenda ... Mabel Munroe
Gertrude Short Gertrude Short ... Topsy St. John
Alec B. Francis ... James Blake (as Alec Francis)
Jed Prouty ... Barney Barnett
Arita Gillman Arita Gillman ... Eleanor Montgomery
Peggy Browne Peggy Browne ... Trixie Andres
Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon ... Mrs. La Mar
John Harron ... Wally Saunders (as Johnny Harron)
Anne Cornwall ... Violet Dayne (as Ann Cornwall)
Louise Beaudet ... Cissie Gray
Edna Tichenor ... Dolly Baxter
Frances Ross Frances Ross ... Gypsy Montrose
Marie Prade Marie Prade ... Sadie
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Storyline

Stephen Lee doesn't want his nephew Wally Sanders to marry chorus girl Violet Dayne, because he believes all chorus girls to be ruthless gold diggers, always chasing after the men's money. Violet's friend Jerry La Mar decides to 'gold dig' Stephen, to show him what a nice and unselfish girl Violet is, but then she realizes that she's really in love with Stephen Lee.... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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The Gimme Girls are here - All set to grab off anything or person in sight worth grabbing

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guldspindlar See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Adapted from a Broadway play, "The Gold Diggers". The original stage production opened on Sept. 30, 1919, at the Lyceum Theatre in New York and ran for 282 performances. See more »

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Referenced in Gypsy (1962) See more »

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