In 1934 Paris, trained coloratura soprano Victoria Grant, a native Brit, can't get a job as a singer and is having trouble making ends meet. She doesn't even have enough money for the basics of food and shelter. Gay cabaret singer Carole 'Toddy' Todd may befall the same fate as Victoria as he was just fired from his singing gig at a second rate club named Chez Lui. To solve both their problems, Toddy comes up with what he considers an inspired idea: with Toddy as her manager, Victoria, pretending to be a man, get a job singing as a female impersonator. If they pull this scheme off, Toddy vows Victoria, as her male alter ego, will be the toast of Paris and as such be extremely wealthy. That alter ego they decide is Polish Count Victor Grazinski, Toddy's ex-lover who was disowned by his family when they found out he was gay. The Count auditions for the city's leading agent, Andre Cassell, who, impressed, gets him a gig performing in the city's best nightclub. In the audience on the ... Written by
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Did You Know?
The budget for this movie spiraled partially due to the number of expensive sets that had to be built as the whole picture was filmed entirely on sound stages at Pinewood Studios in England. See more
In the nightclub brawl scene, a patron is thrown up on the piano. When it collapses, it is clearly seen to be made out of cardboard. See more
How long have you been a homosexual?
How long have you been a soprano?
Since I was 12.
I was a late bloomer.
References Dinner at Eight
You And Me
Performed by Robert Preston
and Julie Andrews See more