The Cat and the Fiddle Poster

Release Date: 1934

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In this film based on the Broadway musical, Victor Florescu (Ramon Novarro) is a composer desperately trying to get his operetta to opening night. First his leading lady (Vivienne Segal) leaves, taking the bulk of their budget with her. Then the male lead splits, leaving Victor to fill his role. Next he calls upon an old love, songstress Shirley Sheridan (Jeanette MacDonald) to be his ingénue, but she insists she's leaving the theater to marry her affluent but unfaithful fiancé (Frank Morgan).

Cast: Ramon Novarro, Jeanette MacDonald, Frank Morgan, Charles Butterworth, Jean Hersholt, Vivienne Segal, Frank Conroy, Henry Armetta

Director: William Howard

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Melodramatic, 1930s, Charming, Love triangle, Hotel, Touching, Rivalry, Sacrifice