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
The girl who danced in the side-show laughed at the high pressure press agent. but he was a master of bunk and ballyhoo. Before night-fall she was famous! (Print Ad- Plattsburgh Daily Press, ((Plattsburgh, NY)) 29 April 1933)
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Did You Know?
Composer Max Steiner
plays the conductor of the Broadway show. (He also can be seen conducting the studio orchestra in the opening titles of RKO's "Girl Crazy" the same year). See more
Shirley Chambers' onscreen character name is "Gladys," but she says her name is "Ella Beebee." She is never called Gladys. See more
Listen, what are you up to now?
James 'Jimmy' Bates
You do the acting, I'll do the thinking. Get into that costume, baby!
Danced by Lupe Velez See more