Daily Dose #1
1. This film does its job. Entertainment in the Depression, theatre and film especially, were created as a means of escape from the financially distressed world outside the theater doors. The character of Anna Held exhibits a playful stance on competition, which is standard for things made during this time. The film as a whole is a lighter retelling of what actually happened, especially since Ziegfeld and Held were not actually married and the relationship they had was less than delightful.
2. The theme of light competition and uncertainty will find its way into the De