Best: "Lullaby of Broadway" ('Gold Diggers of 1935,' 1935)
The greatest romance in movie history may well be between America's two great entertainment meccas: Hollywood and New York. Seen in that light, "Lullaby of Broadway" is the love letter to beat. Written by the songwriting team of Al Dubin and Harry Warren for an entry in the lucrative Gold Diggers musical franchise – this one directed by legendary choreographer Busby Berkeley – it glorifies the glamour of the wild nightlife surrounding the Great White Way. Broadway returned the favor decades later, making it a centerpiece of the blockbuster Dubin/Warren jukebox musical 42nd Street.