Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ruby Carter, the American Beauty queen of the night club-sporting world, shifts her operations from St. Louis to New Orleans (which kind of belies the Western genre designation), mostly to ... See full summary »
According to David Niven, this film was to have been called "It Ain't No Sin" and, as a publicity stunt, 40 parrots were trained to repeat "it ain't no sin." Then the Hays Office made the studio change the title.
You and I could go a long way together. With your beauty and my business ability, we could make a fortune. You know why I brought you down here, don't you?
Ruby Carter: I had a rough idea.
Ace Lamont: You're the kind of woman I dreamed about... always desired. I'm wild ...
Ruby Carter: ...
The songs "Memphis Blues" and "St Louis Blues", sung by West in 1890s New Orleans, were written and published in the 1910s by W.C. Handy.