Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
Film debut of Ann Gillis.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Yes, and so am I.
Billie Burke: But it must seem like kindergarten to you.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Why?
Billie Burke: The great Mr. Ziegfeld, producer of the Follies, surrounded by hundreds of beautiful women, sitting on a bench holding hands, watching the riverboats go back and forth. ...
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: ...
The character of Audrey is listed in the credits as having the last name "Dane." However, when Ziegfeld speaks to the audience after her drunken performance, he refers to her as "Miss Lane".
An actor portraying composer Jerome Kern is seen in an office playing "Look for the Silver Lining" on the piano, but he is not mentioned on any cast list for this film. He is simply called "Jerry" by the other characters in the scene.
The DVD release runs 185 minutes, and includes the overture, entr'acte and exit music, as presented in the original "road show" version of the film.
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