Grace hastily marries a French aristocrat during WWII, but is separated by circumstance from him for almost nine years. Read More »
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In Paris, detective Claude Chavasse is hired to follow a wife suspected of infidelity with the notorious American libertine Frank Flannagan. Read More »
The women of a small Sicilian village, jealous of a beautiful widowed midwife Read More »
1910 : A friend leaves his daughter, Madeleine, with Emile a French film producer. Emile falls in love with her. Read More »
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. Read More »
After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown man who she met through a personal column advert Read More »
Paramount on Parade (1930) Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Comedy, Musical
A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn’t again Read More »
One Hour with You (1932) George Cukor, Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. Read More »
Love Me Tonight (1932) Rouben Mamoulian, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles, Comedy, Musical, Romance
When Parisienne tailor Maurice Courtelin learns that one of his aristocratic clients, the Viscount Gilbert de Varèze, is a deadbeat who never pays for the merchandise he acquires, he heads off to try and collect what is owed to him. Read More »
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935) Roy Del Ruth, Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Comedy, Musical
One night socialite banker Baron Cassini attends the stage show of Eugene Charlier, who resembles him and imitates him in his act. Read More »
The Love Parade (1929) Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Queen Louise’s cabinet are worried that she will become an old maid, and are delighted when she marries the rougish Count Renard. Read More »
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He’s crazy about her and is smiling at her while on duty in the street.
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Panic Button (1964) George Sherman, Giuliano Carnimeo, Maurice Chevalier, Eleanor Parker, Jayne Mansfield, Comedy
A businessman plans to solve his tax problems by financing a film version of “Romeo and Juliet”. He hires Maurice Chevalier and Jayne Mansfield to play the title roles, and Akim Tamiroff to direct. The finished film is shown at the Venice Film Festival, where it’s considered a witty parody and awarded a Golden Lion.
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A Breath of Scandal (1960) Michael Curtiz, Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Austrian Princess Olympia is in a quandary. Olympia is betrothed to an unloving, buffoonish Prussian prince named Ruprecht. Then she meets Charlie, a mining engineer from the States, and falls in love with him. It looks like she may have to follow her heart, not tradition, and say “I do” to the charming American. Will she really go through with it? Or will the conventions of royalty dictate her groom?
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The Big Pond (1930) Hobart Henley, Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, George Barbier, Comedy, Romance
A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the tour guide to America and give him a job in the plant.
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