EVANGELINE EDWARDS - English, young, and beautiful but unwise to the ways of the world.
HENRIETTA BAMBERG - American beautifu; speaks with a broad midwest accent; shows irreverent freedom in her speech and manner.
MADELINE ST. MAURE - A French beauty of the sullen type but quite vivacious in temprement. In spite of her "Jeune Fille" air, she has a latent vuluptuous quality.
JOYCE ARBUTHNOT-PALMER - English Country. She is very hearty and always talks through a smile. Would rather spend her time with or on a horse.
BERTHA - German; with a zaftig body and a pretty face.
*MISS PRATT - Tall, prim, and proper; very English. In spite of her reserved school teacher looks, there is passion within her, expressed in the advice she gives her students.
*THE COCOTTE - Once a great courtesan, she is now a little world-weary and tired. Shunned by the younger women and resigned that her time has passed, there is a noble sadness about her.
*MRS. BAMBERG - Henrietta's rich American mother who is spending thousands of dollars for her daughter to marry a title.
*AUNT ERMYNTRUDE - Evangeline's dotty sweet old aunt in Oxford.
**ANDRE DE CROISSANT - Sophisticated, handsome, French impressario; when excited he is slightly over the top and very dramatic.
** ALEXI GREGORGEVITCH STUKIN - Manic-depressive Russian orchestra leader who imagines himself madly in love with Evangeline.
**FRITZ - The German nudist who takes Evangeline to a nudist colony in Bavaria.
**COUNT FERDINAND - The count who comes to Evangeline's rescue and takes her to Venice.
**CONSTANTINE KOUMOUDOUROPOLOS - The Greek shipping magnate who wins Evangeline in a card game.
**KASIM - The big, burly, and blustering Turkish soldier who has an affinity for silk. He sells Evangeline and Bertha into slavery, causing them to become harem girls.
**ALI - The palace eunuch who is a fan of Evangeline and treats her as an equal.
**VICTOR CALVERSTON - The young man desperately in love with Evangeline, whom she keeps encountering throughout her adventures.