Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the chorus line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up. Written by
From Your Pal, Columbia!
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Did You Know?
was the original choice to direct, with Mae West
and Marlon Brando
in the lead roles. He discussed it with Columbia studio head Harry Cohn
over lunch one day. Not only did Cohn turn down him as director, but he later sent Wilder a bill for their lunch. See more
At the microphone, when Joey informs the employees that Chez Joey will not open any more, his arms are in front of him/behind him from one shot to another. See more
The only thing I'm superstitious about is 13 in a bed.
Referenced in Hollywood Mouth 3
What Do I Care For a Dame
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Frank Sinatra See more