Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
Billie Burke never really rated the film much despite taking a personal interest in the writing of the script. She went to great lengths to make sure that writer William Anthony McGuire never besmirched the good name of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., hence the playing down of his infidelities.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.:
I've got to have more steps. I need more steps... I've got to get higher... higher.
Ziegfeld is depicted as dying in New York City. He actually died of lung disease in Hollywood, California, a few days after moving there from a specialty hospital in New Mexico.
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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