A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.
David S. Smith
A million candle-power romance loaded with laughter (original ad)
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Did You Know?
In the original script, Achilles ( Eugene Pallette
) was more specifically referred to as a eunuch, but the MPAA, in a letter to producer David O. Selznick
suggested that word, as well as a few more sexually-suggestive lines, be removed. Thus, there are two attempts at getting that point across - during registration at the hotel and when Achilles speaks to the maid and she asks if he's a "different" kind of Turk. See more
Shirley Chambers' onscreen character name is "Gladys," but she says her name is "Ella Beebee." She is never called Gladys. See more
James 'Jimmy' Bates
And one more thing, you give them what they think they want and they'll want what they think you give them. As we say in trigonometry, A-B-C ,1-2-3, 2 and 2 makes 4.
The Wedding March
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
In the score at the end See more