I thought this would be another 30s B&W musical. I was disappointed at first - and then I realized that this was a rare chance to see the 30s in color.
Walter Wanger had his name above the title - nice work for a producer. He'd made his name with a strong of popular films, including "The Shiek" - apparently it was synonymous with Bigness and Quality and No Expenses Spared, and the like.
He said his last name was pronounced like "danger."