Ten Little Things I Love About Gold Diggers of 1933

1.  This dress worn by Ginger Rogers.

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2.  This door.

Gold Diggers of 1933 Door

3.  “We’re the Kentucky Hillbillies!”

Gold Diggers of 1933 Kentucky Hillbillies

4.  The way Ginger Rogers says, “The Depression, dearie.”

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5.  Dancing with the snowman.

Gold Diggers of 1933 Snowman

6.  Adjusted for inflation, those hats Trixie has delivered would cost about $1,300 each. She really didn’t appreciate being mistaken for a gold digger.

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7.  The way Fay reacts to seeing Trixie and Carol in a restaurant with Lawrence and Fanuel.

Gold Diggers of 1933 Ginger Rogers

8.  This lighter with a clock in it.

Gold Diggers of 1933 Watch Lighter

9.  The shots during musical numbers when the camera moves down the line of chorus girls and gives each of them a little moment to shine.  A similar shot is also used in “Remember My Forgotten Man,” only with a line of forgotten men instead of chorus girls.

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10.  The final shot of “Remember My Forgotten Man.”

Gold Diggers of 1933 Forgotten Man

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2 comments

  1. My selection is Busby Berkeley’s chorines arranged in the pattern of a single gigantic violin. Second choice is the soulful Etta Moten singing “Remember My Forgotten Man”.

    Jeffrey Spivak, author “Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley”

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