Singin' in the Rain (1952)
- R.F. Simpson, the studio head, is obviously a parody on Louis B. Mayer, with touches of Arthur Freed
- Dora Bailey is an obvious caricature of Louella Parsons
- Zelda Zanders, the "Zip Girl" is based on Clara Bow, the "It Girl"
- Roscoe Dexter, the director is based on eccentric director Erich von Stroheim
- Olga, the vamp at the premiere, is based on Pola Negri and Gloria Swanson, both of whom landed royalty as husbands.