Winner '28–'29:
First Saw It:
The Broadway Melody
July 15, 2006, on home video
Bridesmaids: Alibi, The Hollywood Revue of 1929, In Old Arizona, The Patriot
My Vote: The Hollywood Revue of 1929, but unenthusiastically, and likely because The Patriot is lost
Overlooked: The Passion of Joan of Arc, The Docks of New York, The Wind

The Broadway Melody
Director: Harry Beaumont. Cast: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, Kenneth Thomson, Jed Prouty, Mary Doran, Eddie Kane, Edward Dillon, Drew Demorest, Nacio Herb Brown, James Gleason. Screenplay: Norman Houston and James Gleason (from a screen story by Edmund Goulding).

Photo © 1929 Metro Goldwyn Mayer
(filched from Alternative Film Guide)

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Harry Beaumont
Best Actress: Bessie Love

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