Approved | | Comedy, Romance
A Paris troupe puts on outlandish performances for a celebrated eighteenth-century British actor in order to convince him of their talents; the arrival of a countess complicates the plot.
Lana Turner filmed her few brief scenes in July 1937. The was her first time back on a film set after her debut role in "They Won't Forget" (1937).
Let us prove that the artists of the Comedie Francaise need no thespian instruction from a bragging Anglo-Saxon lover in the art of realistic acting.
Early in the movie the road sign gives the distance to Paris in kilometers. The movie takes place in the 1750's; the metric system was introduced in 1799 after the French Revolution.
Rather than saying "Screenplay by Ernest Vajda", the credits read "A Play for the Screen by Ernest Vajda".