Gold Diggers in Paris

Gold Diggers in Paris

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Gold Diggers in Paris

The last and least of Warner Bros.' Gold Diggers musicals, Gold Diggers in Paris at least has the novelty of a Gallic setting. The stars this time are Rudy Vallee, Rosemary Lane, and Warners musical perennial Hugh Herbert. There aren't really any "gold diggers" (i.e. young ladies on the prowl for rich husbands), merely a troupe of stranded nightclub chorines whom Vallee passes off as a ballet troupe in order to win an international prize. Busby Berkeley's choreography is far from his best, especially since he's dealing with real dancers this time instead of geometrically arranged nonmoving bodies. The one song of note is "The Latin Quarter," later put to excellent use in countless Bugs Bunny and Pepe Le Pew cartoons.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/25/2017
UPC: 0888574487751
Original Release: 1938
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:37:00
Sales rank: 62,835

Special Features

Broadway Brevities Musical Short The Candid Kid; Classic Cartoons Cinderella Meets a Fella and Love and Curses; Theatrical Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rudy Vallée Terry Moore
Rosemary Lane Kay Morrow
Hugh Herbert Maurice Giraud
Allen Jenkins Duke Dennis
Gloria Dickson Mona
Melville Cooper Pierre LeBrec
Mabel Todd Leticia
Edward S. Brophy Mike Coogan
Curt Bois Padrinsky
Georges Renevant Gendarme
Armand Kaliz Stage Manager
Maurice Cass Vail
Fritz Feld Luis Leoni
Victor Kilian Actor
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Doorman
Carole Landis Bit Part
Victor Moore J.J. Hobart
Schnickelfritz Band Actor

Technical Credits
Ray Enright Director
George J. Amy Editor
Earl W. Baldwin Screenwriter
George Barnes Cinematographer
Busby Berkeley Choreography
Sam Bischoff Producer
Warren B. Duff Screenwriter
Leo F. Forbstein Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert M. Haas Art Director
Maurice Leo Original Story
Richard Macaulay Original Story
Sol Polito Cinematographer
Jerry Wald Original Story
Hal B. Wallis Producer
Harry Warren Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Gold Diggers in Paris
1. Credits [1:38]
2. Assignment America [3:21]
3. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (1) [3:08]
4. Listen to the Mockingbird [2:12]
5. Too Much Business [3:25]
6. The Representative and the Ex [4:15]
7. Sign Here [3:04]
8. Leoni and the Lady [5:52]
9. Pier Pressure [1:35]
10. Padrinsky's Pique [2:27]
11. Daydreaming (All Night Long) [2:58]
12. Colonel Corn [3:03]
13. Old Hank [2:25]
14. From the Dog's Mouth [6:32]
15. A Stranger in Paree [4:40]
16. We Own the Joint [2:12]
17. Tiger Rag [2:40]
18. Kay's Genius [2:07]
19. Americans In Distress [3:45]
20. Little Fixer [4:37]
21. From Pals to Targets [2:26]
22. Scrapbook Scrap [3:24]
23. Mom's Aliases [3:40]
24. Going Crazy [2:07]
25. Doing It Our Way [4:02]
26. Getting the Wrong Guys [5:21]
27. The Latin Quarter [5:57]
28. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (2) [2:02]
29. Couldn't Fool Us [1:26]
30. Cast List [:45]

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