Elizabeth, a delivery girl, dreams of being a music-hall singer but she is refused at the first casting she takes part in. A bit depressed, she gets to know Victor, a would-be Shakespearean actor and another audition victim. When Victor quite unexpectedly gets a female part in a music-hall number he unfortunately finds himself voiceless. Why wouldn't Elizabeth replace him in it? His new friend hesitates but finally makes her debut as ... a man posing as a woman! She is noticed by McLintock, an influential talent agent who hires Mr. Victoria (Elizabeth's stage name) and launches his/her brilliant international career. One day, Robert, a handsome young man engaged to Princess Mironoff, makes friends with this young man posing as a woman posing as a man ...
31 December 1935 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Mulher Antes de Tudo
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(British Acoustic Sound Full-Range Recording System: at Shepherd's Bush London)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
In a bar scene, Victor orders a Bronx cocktail. This is a martini with orange juice added (and the olive omitted). See more
Victor and Elizabeth are drying off. When Victor begins to lose his voice, he is holding a wig in a box in his right hand and puts his left hand towards his own throat. In the next shot, made out to be in real time, his right hand is immediately where his left hand was; what's more - it is without the wig in a box. See more
[pointing to male dressing room
Listen - I've put your trousers on, but I'm not going to take them off in *there*!
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Every thing's In Rhythm With My Heart
Written by Maurice Sigler
(as M. Sigler), Al Goodhart
(as A. Goodhart) and Al Hoffman
Performed by Jessie Matthews
and Sonnie Hale See more