Victor Victoria (MGM, 1982)

This musical comedy was based on a 1933 script by Reinhold Schunzel, and was a remake of the 1933 German movie Viktor und Viktoria. The American film Victor Victoria was produced by Tony Adams, directed by Blake Edwards and scored by Henry Mancini. Victor Victoria was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won for Original Music Score.

Set in Paris in 1934, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews) is a struggling singer. She and her friend Toddy (Robert Preston), a nightclub entertainer, hatch a scheme to make Victoria a showbiz success by impersonating a male performer. A Chicago gangster (James Garner) arrives to throw a monkey wrench into the plans.

In 1995, the film was adapted into a Broadway musical.