Broadway Hostess is a 1935 American romantic comedy musical directed by Frank McDonald. The film was nominated at the 1935 Academy Awards for the short lived Best Dance Direction category. For which Bobby Connolly was nominated for, along with the film Go into Your Dance.
|Directed by||Frank McDonald|
|Written by||George Bricker (Screenplay)|
|Story by||Benjamin M. Kaye (Story, Uncredited)|
|Music by||Mort Dixon (Music and lyrics)|
Leo F. Forbstein (Musical director)
Allie Wrubel (Music and lyrics)
Ray Heindorf (Music arranger-uncredited)
|Cinematography||Arthur L. Todd (photography)|
|Edited by||Jack Killifer|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
It is about a small town girl on her rise to stardom. But it is having problems with love. Tommy falls in love with Winnie, but he feels she is in love with her manager Lucky. Lucky claims he does not want to get married, but is in fact in love with the rich socialite Iris. While Iris's brother loses money with his gambling problem.
- Winifred Shaw as Winnie
- Genevieve Tobin as Iris
- Lyle Talbot as Lucky
- Allen Jenkins as Fishcake
- Phil Regan as Tommy
- Marie Wilson as Dorothy
- Spring Byington as Mrs. Duncan-Griswald-Wembly-Smythe
- Joseph King as Big Joe Jarvis
- Donald Ross as Ronnie Marvin
- Frank Dawson as Morse - Iris' Butler
- Harry Seymour as Club Intime Emcee
Andre Sennwald of The New York Times gave it a bad review saying it was very clichéd and hard to sit through.
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- "Broadway Hostess". Retrieved 26 February 2018 – via www.imdb.com.
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- "The 8th Academy Awards - 1936". Retrieved 26 February 2018.
- "Broadway Hostess (1935)". Retrieved 26 February 2018 – via www.imdb.com.
- Sennwald, Andre (December 16, 1935). "The Strand Theatre Presents 'Broadway Hostess' -- New Films in German and Spanish". The New York Times. New York City: The New York Times Company. Retrieved September 19, 2016.