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Trouble in paradise

Call Number

  • DVD COMEDY (CEN)

Edition

Full screen version.

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charlie Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women.

Notes

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.

Based on the play by Laszlo Aladar.

Special features: audio commentary by Lubitsch biographer Scott Eyman; new video introduction by Peter Bogdanovich; Lubitsch's 1917 short film Das fidele Gefängnis; 1940 Screen Guild Theater radio program featuring Ernst Lubitsch, Jack Benny, Claudette Colbert, and Basil Rathbone; tributes to Lubitsch written by Billy Wilder, Leonard Maltin, Cameron Crowe, Roger Ebert, and others; program notes by Armond White and Enno Patalas inserted in container.

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