Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Musical
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
In the movie's trailer Luise Rainer's first name is misspelled as Louise.
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.
Towards the end of the film, when newspaper headlines are used to reveal Ziegfeld's show failures, the newspaper "Variety" is shown multiple times with multiple headlines, indicating different editions of the paper. However, even though the headlines change, the paper shows "Vol. 17, No. 13" each time.
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.