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Broadway Melody of 1936 Overview:

Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and Roy Del Ruth and produced by John W. Considine Jr..

Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNominated
Best WritingMoss HartNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936 (1935)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 28, 2014 From Virtual Virago

The second in a series of movies that began with The Broadway Melody (1929), The Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) depends on a familiar combination of thin show business plot and upbeat musical numbers, both elements that reliably appealed to Depression Era audiences. For many modern viewers, these li... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936 (1935)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 28, 2014 From Virtual Virago

The second in a series of movies that began with The Broadway Melody (1929), The Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) depends on a familiar combination of thin show business plot and upbeat musical numbers, both elements that reliably appealed to Depression Era audiences. For many modern viewers, these li... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936 (1935)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 28, 2014 From Virtual Virago

The second in a series of movies that began with The Broadway Melody (1929), The Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) depends on a familiar combination of thin show business plot and upbeat musical numbers, both elements that reliably appealed to Depression Era audiences. For many modern viewers, these li... Read full article


Musical Monday: “Broadway Melody of 1936″ (1935)

on Aug 5, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: “Broadway Melody Of 19... Read full article


Broadway Melody of 1936 (2)

By Emily on Jul 3, 2013 From The Vintage Cameo

My first exposure to the Broadway Melody series was the fantastic Broadway Melody of 1940, starring Eleanor Powell alongside Fred Astaire, so I was thrilled to catch the 1936 edition on TCM this weekend–especially as it’s not available on Netflix, which has become my primary source for m... Read full article


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Quotes from

Sally Burke: Why don't you go back and see Gordon?
Irene Foster: I will not!
Sally Burke: You *came* here to see him, didn't you?
Irene Foster: Yes, but I still have a little pride left.
Ted Burke: So's Gandhi, but he's getting awful thin.


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Facts about

Reportedly, Eleanor Powell did not want to be in this film but was too polite to directly tell MGM executives. She asked for the leading role and an exorbitant salary, and MGM accepted her demands.
When retakes were needed, director Roy Del Ruth was already working on Thanks a Million, so W.S. Van Dyke directed the retakes.
The singing voice of Eleanor Powell was dubbed by Marjorie Lane.
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