Approved | | Biography, Comedy, Musical
Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.
In an interview José Ferrer disclosed that he had to redo the "Jazza-Jazza-Doo-Doo" routine several times because the crew kept laughing out loud and interfering with the sound track. The director finally cleared the set of everyone not needed to film the segment and this time they got it on film.
You have talent. That's very rare in the theater.
Sigmund Romberg: You have a warm smile. That's even rarer.
'Frau Mueller' (portrayed by Helen Traubel) is a fictional character created by MGM writers, and bears no resemblance to any real person with whom Romberg was ever involved; Romberg's Manager, Townsend, portrayed by Paul Stewart, and two associates, Judson and Butterfield, portrayed by Jim Backus and Douglas Fowley are also fictional, as also is the show they are supposedly writing, referred to as "Jazzadoo".
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