Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
The only film in which Luise Rainer won an acting Oscar for her performance in a film which won Best Picture.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.:
Gentlemen never argue about gentlemen's gentlemen.
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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