Broadway's Like That

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Broadway's Like That (1929) is a 10-minute Vitaphone short film starring Ruth Etting, with Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart and Mary Philips. Bogart and Philips were married at the time of this film.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

A girl who works in a music store is to be married that evening, but her fiancé tells her their marriage must be postponed. As she is dressing for a New Year's Eve party she is interrupted by a visitor — the wife of the man she had planned to marry.


Broadway's Like That (Vitaphone 960) was filmed in New York and released in December 1929. Ruth Etting stars with Joan Blondell, Humphrey Bogart and Mary Phillips. Etting's songs include "From the Bottom of My Heart" and "Right Kind of Man", by L. Wolfe Gilbert and Abel Baer.[2]:50

Film preservation[edit]

The soundtrack for this film, recorded on Vitaphone discs, is lost, only a sound print of the film survives, was re-discovored by television syndication in 1963.


  1. ^ Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Liebman, Roy (2003). Vitaphone Films: A Catalogue of the Features and Shorts. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 50. ISBN 978-0786446971. 

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