Somehow this all seemed so much more profound when I was sixteen and watching it at a midnight showing at the Harvard Square Theater. It's still a fun film to watch but just so silly and over-the-top.
Pre-code silliness of the first order. You have to love these early musicals; they don't make much sense or have anything resembling a plot but they're full of beautiful people being charming, fun musical numbers and sexually suggestive banter. I love how this one does nothing to hide it's movie-ness, the crazy transitions, the somewhat sloppy editing and that whole number where the back projected scenery keeps changing. Great stuff.