Jobless, homeless and starving Freddie Joyzelle is saved by Mike Fall from the clutches of a masher, and is then invited to stay with him and his musician partners for at least two weeks. The four men call themselves The Four Seasons because of their surnames: there is also Joe Spring, Happy Winter and Pete Summer. Besides joining their group as a violinist, Freddie cooks and cleans for them and even gets them a gig at the Little Aregon restaurant after they are fired for asking for a raise at their old job. She is from the country of Aregon and knows the owner, Mr. Keppel, also from Aregon. When Prince Nicholaus of Aregon pays a visit to the restaurant and recognizes Freddie, he kisses her on the forehead, creating front page news that makes the restaurant famous. Keppel decides to open a larger restaurant because of the increase in business. Although Mike and Freddie love each other, Mike gets jealous at the attention Freddie gives the Prince, and quits the group two hours before ...
Arthur Hausner <email@example.com>
A laughable, human, heart-compelling drama of a Broadway Cinderella. (Print Ad-Lodi Sentinel, ((Lodi, Calif.)) 24 Octobber 1929)
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Did You Know?
Promotional material claimed Betty Compson
was an accomplished violinist and was playing live in her musical scenes, but, in actuality, her playing was mimed to previously recorded violin solos by off screen Russ Columbo
who also appears on screen as an uncredited member of Gus Arnheim's Orchestra. This information was later revealed by the music's composer, Oscar Levant
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Keppel - Cafe Owner
Ha-ha, you're in the act. Well, what can you do?
What I can do? I show you what I can do. I play the violin for the people, in-and-out of the tables. Real Viennese music. Like we have in Aregon. Hey, Mr. Keppel?
Keppel - Cafe Owner
I telling you. We make the place up-to-date, with jazz and art music too.
Version of Four Jacks and a Jill
Broken Up Tune
Music by Oscar Levant
Lyrics by Sidney Clare
Performed by Doris Eaton
and the Radio Pictures Beauty Chorus See more