Ambassador Bill (1931) Review

Proof That It’s Pre-Code

  • A female spy is sent to scandalize Ambassador Bill (Will Rogers) and she undresses to escape and implicate him.
  • There’s a drunk man wielding an axe, and Rogers retorts, “Here’s where you could really use a Dry right now!”
  • The film is a political satire that’s not very generous in regards to leading American senators.
The good ambassador is scandalized. The interesting thing about this shot, where she strips to reveal her shoulder, is that it’s not immediately shown that she’s wearing anything else!

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