This was Eddie Cantor's fourth of six films for Samuel Goldwyn and second only to THE KID FROM SPAIN in popularity. Goldwyn had originally hoped to star Cantor in a musical version George Bernard Shaw's "Androcles and the Lion," but that failing, he hired Robert Sherwood and George S.
Kaufman to fashion a story that would take Cantor to ancient Rome. Disappointed with their effort (so much so that Sherwood and Kaufman had to sue to collect their promised fee), Goldwyn hired Nat Perrin, George Oppenheimer, Arthur Sheekman, and William Anthony to punch up the screenplay. This
time too many cooks didn't spoil this broth, and ROMAN SCANDALS is one of the best, funniest...