The Broadway Melody

1929

Harry Beaumont
Director

Sound and vision came together for this early musical that set the template for the next 30 years.


9th June 1929
Cinema


100 mins
1.20:1


1st February 2005
DVD




1.33:1




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Oscar
Best Picture April 1930
Charles King
Eddie Kearns
Anita Page
Queenie Mahoney
Bessie Love
Hank Mahoney
The Angeles Twins
Chorus Girls
Betty Arthur
Chorus Dancer (uncredited)
J. Emmett Beck
Babe Hatrick
Nacio Herb Brown
Pianist (uncredited)
James Burrows
Singer (uncredited)
Eddie Bush
Quartet Guitarist and Singer
Ray Cooke
Bellhop (uncredited)
Drew Demorest
Turpe - Costumer
Edward Dillon
Dillon - Stage Manager
Mary Doran
Flo
Arthur Freed
Bystander in Rehearsal Room (uncredited)
Paul Gibbons
Quartet Guitarist and Singer
James Gleason
Music Publisher (uncredited)
Eddie Kane
Francis Zanfield
Ches Kirkpatrick
Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited)
Carla Laemmle
Specialty Dancer
Eddie Lang
Guitar Player in Band (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Party Guest
Angella Mawby
One of the Mawby Triplets
Claudette Mawby
One of the Mawby Triplets
Claudine Mawby
One of the Mawby Triplets
Charlotte Merriam
Flapper in Pearl Necklace (uncredited)
Joyce Murray
Specialty Dancer
Blanche Payson
Wardrobe Lady
Alice Pitman
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Jed Prouty
Uncle Jed
Marshall Ruth
Stew - Mr. Zanfield's Assistant
Bill Seckler
Quartet Guitarist and Singer (uncredited)
Kenneth Thomson
Jacques Warriner
Diana Verne
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Dorothy Vernon
Hotel Housekeeper (uncredited)
Alice Weaver
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Dorothy Coonan Wellman
Chorus Girl (uncredited)