Eddy (who looks naked without Jeanette MacDonald) is a Russian prince masquerading as a member of the proletariat in order to get close to Massey, a singer at a local cafe. Eddy arranges for Massey to have her debut at the Imperial Opera but on that very night, Eddy's father is shot by
Red assassins, one of whom is Massey's father. The story swings from pre-revolutionary Russia to pre-World War II Paris. Massey goes to Siberia with other members of her family, but they are freed when the Revolution occurs. Eddy, on the other hand, flees to Paris and becomes a celebrity singer
while working in a boite
owned by a onetime Russian nobleman (Ruggles). It's a lavi...