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Trouble in paradise / Universal ; a Paramount picture ; Paramount Publix Corporation ; an Ernst Lubitsch production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; adapted by Grover Jones ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 170.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD COMEDY TROU (Text) 39231032023752 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: [New York?] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Recorded in Dolby digital mono.
Program notes by Armond White and Enno Patalas inserted in container.
Series numbering from container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Victor Milner ; music, W. Franke Harling, Aljoscha Zimmerman (fidele Gefängnis) ; lyrics, Leo Robin ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller ; camera, Matt Ehling (Peter Bogdanovich introduction) ; editor, Gary Bradley (Peter Bogdanovich introduction).
Participant or Performer Note:
Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charlie Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig.
Summary, etc.:
"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."--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen presentation.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Subject: Thieves > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Romantic plays.
Feature films.

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