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Broadway Scandals

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Broadway Scandals
Directed byGeorge Archainbaud
Written byNorman Houston
Howard J. Green
Gladys Lehman (scenario)
Produced byHarry Cohn
StarringSally O'Neil
Jack Egan
CinematographyHarry Jackson
Edited byLeon Barsha
Ben Pivar
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • November 10, 1929 (1929-11-10) (U.S.)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States

Broadway Scandals is a 1929 American Pre-Code musical film.[1][2]

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  • "Does An Elephant Love Peanuts?"
    Music and Lyrics by James F. Hanley
    Sung by Jack Egan
    Danced by Jack Egan and Sally O'Neill
    Copyright 1929 by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc.
  • "What Is Life Without Love?"
    Sung by Jack Egan
    Music and Lyrics by Jack Stone, Fred Thompson, & Dave Franklin
    Copyright 1929 by Irving Berlin Inc.
  • "Would I Love To Love You (I'd Love To)"
    Sung by Jack Egan
    Words and Music by Dave Dreyer and Sidney Clare
    Copyright 1929 by Irving Berlin Inc.
  • "Can You Read in My Eyes"'
    Music and lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Love's the Cause of All My Blues"
    Music and lyrics by Joe Trent and Charles Daniels
  • "Rhythm of the Tambourine"
    Music and lyrics by David Franklin
  • "Kickin' the Blues Away"
    Music and lyrics by David Franklin and James F. Hanley.


Photoplay Magazine was unenthusiastic in its review of Broadway Scandals: "If this picture appeared six months ago, it would have looked better, for it is a late entrant in the line of love stories back of the theater curtain." Egan and Myers did well in their roles, while "Sally O'Neil tries hard."[3]


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. ^ Broadway Scandals at
  3. ^ Kreuger, Miles ed. The Movie Musical from Vitaphone to 42nd Street as Reported in a Great Fan Magazine (New York: Dover Publications) p 127. ISBN 0-486-23154-2

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