Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Robert Z. Leonard|
W. S. Van Dyke
|Produced by||Robert Z. Leonard|
|Written by||Robert Arthur|
|Based on||The New Moon|
by Sigmund Romberg
Oscar Hammerstein II
|Music by||Herbert Stothart|
|Cinematography||William H. Daniels|
|Edited by||Harold F. Kress|
|Box office||$1,290,000 (domestic earnings)|
$1,237,000 (foreign earnings)
It is the second film adaptation of the operetta The New Moon, which premiered on Broadway in 1928. The stage version featured music by Sigmund Romberg and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and others. The first film adaptation, also titled New Moon, which premiered in 1930, was less faithful to the stage version.
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During the 18th century in New Orleans, Louisiana, a French nobleman in disguise as a bondsman, Charles (Nelson Eddy) leads his fellow bondsman in revolt against his ship's captain, commandeering the ship and heading out to sea.