PG-13 | | Comedy
A naive Amish young woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up performing in Burlesque theatre.
Tony Curtis was offered the role of Raymond Paine but declined due to disagreements over the script and was replaced at a month's notice by Jason Robards. The role of Billy Minsky was offered to a young Alan Alda but he was unavailable due to his commitment to "The Apple Tree" on Broadway.
Louis Minsky, if you do not now go at once to prevent thy son from bringing my daughter to such ignominy, I shall, as Agnon did, raise the finger of righteousness to call down the wrath of the heavens.
Vance Fowler: My father, an Episcopal vestryman, used this as...
The film was set in 1925, but in the opening montage, a stock shot of Times Square shows a marquee with "All Quiet in the Western Front", which opened in New York on April 29, 1930.
The words in the title flash on the screen individually in between shots of the raiding vice cops.