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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 ... 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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den lette Garde See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,024,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,048,580
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Company Credits

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

This film is believed lost. February 1956, Jack L. Warner sold the rights to all of his pre-December 1949 films to Associated Artists Productions (which merged with United Artists Television in 1958, and later was subsequently acquired by Turner Broadcasting System in early 1986 as part of a failed takeover of MGM/UA by Ted Turner). Later UA in 1969 also donated 16mm prints of some Warner Bros. films from outside the US. No prints of this film or of the remake, Gold Diggers of Broadway, were included in the transfer. See more »

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Followed by Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) See more »

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