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
Elizabeth's hands pose differently between shots when Victor brings medicine to her. See more
[Of Victor, who is busy dancing with Robert's fiancée
He's quite harmless - he's Shakespearing her to death.
Featured in A Bit of Scarlet
Half and Half
Written by Maurice Sigler
(as M. Sigler), Al Goodhart
(as A. Goodhart) and Al Hoffman
Performed by Jessie Matthews See more