Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
In the footnotes of their American Film Institute's Feature Films, 1931-1940, Catalog mistakenly lists Mary Lou, an adult, played by Jean Chatburn, and Sally Manners, a Ziegfeld star, played by Rosina Lawrence, as the same person.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.:
Buddy, you're better with your feet than you are with your broom.
Ray Bolger: Mr. Ziegfeld, you think so? Gee, I wish you'd give me a chance. I've got talent, and I'd like to get away from shifting scenery and moving props.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: How long have you been a property boy...
At the Chicago World's Fair, as the Great Sandow (Nat Pendleton) lowers the barbell with the ladies inside, it lowers at a controlled rate, rather than as if a man was actually handling it.
The opening credits display the title of the film and the names of the stars in marquee lights, as they would be on Broadway.
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