Chorus Boy [#1]: [watching ‘Victor’ rehearse] He’s fantastic.
Chorus Boy [#2]: He’s a phony.
Admirer at rehearsal: What do you mean?
Chorus Boy [#2]: If he’s a Polish count, I’m Greta Garbo.
Admirer at rehearsal: Well, Greta, whatever he is, I think he’s divine.
Victor, down to the neckwear!
In “Victor/Victoria”, just before the grand opening sequence of ‘Victor’ with Le Jazz Hot, there is a minute of rehearsal footage and the above-quoted backstage exchange. So is Kate Lindsey actually a Polish Count? – Not that you needed an excuse to rewatch either Lindsey in a trouser role or Andrews in “Victor/Victoria”…