Warner Bros 883316258057 Two Girls on Broadway 1940 DVD
A remake of 1929s The Broadway Melody Two Girls on Broadway follows the hearttugging adventures of a dancer who loses both her shot at the big time and her stagepartner fianc to her talented kid sister. The story may have been a bit familiar but the actress playing the kid sister was not. Lana Turner was film lands newest sensation the movie magazines hot seller the Blonde Bonfire breathlessly advertised as Hollywoods glamourplus girl. With old pros Joan Blondell and George Murphy playing the other sides of the showbiz triangle and production numbers set to catchy tunes Two Girls on Broadway proved to be a fine vehicle for Turner showcasing the new stars graceful dancing and unmistakable screen charisma. Two Girls on Broadway is an updated reworking of MGMs Oscarwinning 1929 musical Broadway Melody. Joan Blondell and Lana Turner play a vaudeville sister act slightly more talented than the similar duo in Broadway Melody. The twosome have sworn never to break up but that was before hoofer George Murphy entered the scene. Blondell realizes that its Turner whom Murphy loves so she nobly steps aside to make room for her baby sister. Two Girls on Broadway was another step in the right direction for the blossoming career of Lana Turner here permitted to show off her terpsichorean skills. Hal Erickson Rovi. Genre: Musicals and Performing Arts. SubGenre: Musicals Theatrical. Release Date: 7 September 2010. Directed By: S. Sylvan Simon. Studio: WHV Archive WHVA . Running Time: 73. Region: 0. Display: Pan and Scan. Audio: Dolby Digital Mono English. Discs: 1. Format: NTSC. Cast: Adrienne DAmbricourtMiss Apricots Arthur OConnell Charles WagenheimBartells assistant Chester CluteSalesman Cyril RingAssistant Daisy BuffordMaid Don WilsonAnnouncer Edward Peil Sr.Man George LollierChauffeur George MeaderMcChesney George MurphyEddie Kerns Hal K. DawsonClerk Harry LashReporter Hillary Brooke J. Anthony Hughes Jack GardnerMessenger Boy Jessie ArnoldSecretary Jimmy ConlinPoem Vendor Joan BlondellMolly Mahoney Kent TaylorChat Chatsworth Lana TurnerPat Mahoney Lee MurrayNewsboy Lester Dorr Lloyd CorriganJudge May McAvoy Richard LaneBuddy Bartell Wallace FordJed Marlowe. Crew: Art Director: Cedric Gibbons Art Director: Stanley Rogers Choreography: Bobby Connolly Choreography: Merrill Pye Cinematographer: George Folsey Composer Music Score: George Bassman Director: S. Sylvan Simon Producer: Jack Cummings Screenwriter: Edmund Goulding Screenwriter: Jerome Chodorov Screenwriter: Joseph Fields. Extras: BwDvdR Nr Bw Dvd Mod. Dimensions: 7.5 L x 0.5 H x 5.4 W.