Gold Diggers of 1935
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Gold Diggers of 1935
Those beautiful Busby Berkeley babes are back at work, seeking financial backing for a Broadway show. Salvation comes from a meek hypochondriac (Victor Moore) who'd rather the girls get his insurance money than his murderous business partners. Dick Powell isn't the male star of the show, but does show up as a glib insurance agent. A lesser but still enjoyable entry in Warners' Gold Diggers musical series, Gold Diggers of 1937 is very much a mixed bag. For every topnotch number like "With Plenty of Money and You," there's an excruciating experience like the… More

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"The airiness of this film is the result of hard, focused work... It's not high art, but it's about as impressively disciplined as filmmaking craftsmanship can get."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"For the most part a smashing spectacle."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"If Gold Diggers of 1935 wasn't quite up to its predecessor, it's probably the fault of the newly enforced Production Code."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This second musical in the Gold Diggers series is vastly entertaining due to Busby Berkeley's production numbers, including the Oscar-winning song Lullaby of Broadway."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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