Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
The first Best Picture Oscar winner to have the name of a person in the title.
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.:
Gentlemen never argue about gentlemen's gentlemen.
The "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody" number incorporates snippets of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue", which was premiered circa 1924, but after its performance Anna Held, who died in 1918, is still portrayed as alive and married to Ziegfeld.
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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