Monday, June 15, 2015

First a Girl



1935 British Feature

Cast: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Anna Lee, Griffith Jones, Alfred Drayton, Constance Godridge, Eddie Gray, Martita Hunt and Donald Stewart
Director: Victor Saville
Writer: Marjorie Gaffney, based on the 1933 film Viktor und Viktoria, screenplay by Reinhold Schünzel

Synopsis:
Aspiring music hall singer Elizabeth gets her big break when she replaces her friend Victor in a female role and becomes an international sensation as drag queen Mr. Victoria.

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Related Movies:
  • Remake of Viktor und Viktoria (1933), which was also remade as Viktor und Viktoria (1957, West Germany), Mi novia el... (a.k.a. My Fiancée the Transvestite) (1975, Argentina) and Victor/Victoria (1982, UK/USA).
  • Featured in the documentary A Bit of Scarlet.

OMG Movie #607

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