1. This film is more lighthearted than reality, such as the friendly banter between the two men of very different economic classes at a time when economic tension was high and the high tip. This gives the audience a much-needed avenue of escapism.
2. I would perhaps expect wholesomeness, cheery narratives that stray from being too dark, and a degree of extravagance to relieve the pressures of day-to-day life during the Depression.
3. If this were filmed pre-code, I'd imagine her performance might have been more risque or she may have been shown in various states of undress in her d