Based on the biography “Diamond Jim, The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady” published a year earlier by Parker Morell this uneven though still enjoyable comedy was brought to the screen by Universal through a Preston Sturges script under the direction of Eddie Sutherland. Starring Edward Arnold as Diamond Jim Brady.
The Real Diamond Jim Brady
Did Diamond Jim Brady really eat that much? A brief biography of the Gilded Age personality James Buchanan Brady which is a companion post to the Examiner.com coverage of the 1935 movie Diamond Jim starring Edward Arnold.