Tag Archives: Maurice Chevalier
Love in the Afternoon (1957) Billy Wilder, Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, Comedy, Romance, Drama
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.
Folies Bergère de Paris (1935) Roy Del Ruth, Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Comedy, Musical
The Love Parade (1929) Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane, Comedy, Musical, Romance
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Comedy, Romance, Musical
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.
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?
Jessica (1962) Jean Negulesco, Oreste Palella, Angie Dickinson, Maurice Chevalier, Noël-Noël, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.