ByFebruary 11, 2008
With the advent of sound, anything seemed possible in Hollywood in the late 1920s. Studios were eager to exploit the evolving medium’s new capabilities, and what better way to dazzle audiences’ . . . Read more »
Jeanette MacDonald’s independent-minded countess leaves her foppish prince fiancé at the altar, and whisks herself away to the Riviera. There, she strikes the fancy of the sly Count Rudolph (theater veteran Jack Buchanan), who poses as a hairdresser to get into her boudoir. Lubitsch’s follow-up to The Love Parade shows even more musical invention, and presents MacDonald at her sexily haughty best.
|From "The Blue Coast" by||Hans Mueller|
|And an episode of from “Monsieur Beaucaire” by||Booth Tarkington and Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland|
|Additional dialogue||Vincent Lawrence|
|Editing||Merrill G. White|
|Music and lyrics||Leo Robin, W. Franke Harling and Richard Whiting|