A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.
USA:93 min (original version), USA:85 min (edited version)
1.37 : 1
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Emperor, Dance, Senator, Poison, Rescue
Black and White
Has Detailed Data (New)
10, 1, 2, 3
Country Of Origin
Roman Scandals is a 1933 American black-and-white Pre-Code musical film starring Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart, Edward Arnold and David Manners. It was directed by Frank Tuttle. The film features a number of intricate production numbers choreographed by Busby Berkeley. The song "Keep Young and Beautiful" is from this film. In addition to the starring actors in the picture, the elaborate dance numbers are performed by the "Goldwyn Girls" (who in this film include future stars such as Lucille Ball, Paulette Goddard and Jane Wyman). The title of the film is a pun on Roman sandals.
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