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Design for living

Call Number

  • DVD COMEDY (CEN)

Edition

Two-DVD special ed.

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton, Jane Darwell.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2011]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : ill. ; 19 cm.)

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

A trio of Americans in Paris enter into a very adult "gentleman's agreement" when a commercial artist is unable--or unwilling--to choose between the equally dashing painter and playwright she meets on a train en route to the City of Light.

Notes

Title from container.

From the play by Noël Coward.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.

Special features: "The clerk," starring Charles Laughton, director Ernst Lubitsch's segment of the 1932 omnibus film "If I had a million" ; selected-scene commentary by film scholar William Paul ; British television production of the play "Design for living" from 1964, introduced on camera by playwright Noël Coward ; new interview with film scholar and screenwriter Joseph McBride on Lubitsch and screenwriter Ben Hecht's adaptation of the Coward play.

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