Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
The sequence "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" was filmed in two lengthy takes after several weeks of rehearsals and filming (a definite cut is made when moving to a close-up on the singer dressed as Pagliacci, presumably to effect a change of camera... ...
This cheese is so strong it could walk over and say hello to your coffee.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Well, it had better not. This coffee's too weak to answer it.
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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