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BP025 The Broadway Melody (1929)

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Episode 25: The Broadway Melody (1929)

Released 2 January 2019

For this episode, we watched The Broadway Melody, written by Edmund Goulding, Sarah Y. Mason, Norman Houston and James Gleason with songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed, and Willard Robison. The director was Harry Beaumont (nominated) and the film stars Charles King, Anita Page, Bessie Love (nominated) and Jed Prouty.

The film won only Best Picture, but it also gained the other two nominations noted above (although the status of these nominations is dubious).

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