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Three Broadway Girls [1932]

Director:Lowell Sherman
Writer:Sidney Howard
Composer:Alfred Newman
Length:80 minutes
(1 hour 20 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:6.8/10
Amazon Rating:3.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury.

Reaction: The girls are interesting and there are several fun little bits.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Lowell Sherman => Director / Boris Feldman
Sidney Howard => Writer
Alfred Newman => Composer
Zoe Akins => Play "The Greeks Had a Word for It"
Arthur Millett => Baggageman, Ile de France (uncredited)
Betty Grable => Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
David Manners => Dey Emery
Harry Bowen => Schatze's Cabby (uncredited)
Henry Taylor => Garrett Law Secretary (uncredited)
Ina Claire => Jean Lawrence
Jack Byron => Speakeasy Extra (uncredited)
Joan Blondell => Schatzi Sutro
Louise Beavers => Beautician (uncredited)
Madge Evans => Polaire Quinn
Phillips Smalley => Justin Emery
Sidney Bracey => The Waiter
Ward Bond => Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Wilson Benge => Bellings the Butler (uncredited)

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The studio originally wanted [?] Jean Harlow for this film, after her success in Red-Headed Woman, but she was under contract to [?] Howard Hughes and he refused to loan her out.
  • Adapted from a Broadway play by Zoe Akins, The Greeks Had a Word for It. Since it dealt with a group of modern-day courtesans, the title was on the Hays Office banned list. Therefore, the last word in the title was changed to "Them". The original Broadway production opened at the Sam H. Harris Theater on September 25, 1930 Theater and ran for 253 performances.