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Monte Carlo (1930)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  27 August 1930 (USA)
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Minutes before her wedding to Duke Otto Von Seibenheim, Countess Helene Mara flees, on a whim, to Monte Carlo, where she hopes her luck will save her poor financial state. There, Count ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Buchanan ...
Count Rudolph Falliere / Rudy the Hairdresser
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Countess Helene Mara
Claud Allister ...
Prince Otto von Liebenheim
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Bertha
Tyler Brooke ...
Armand
John Roche ...
Paul, the 'Real' Hairdresser
Lionel Belmore ...
Duke Gustav von Liebenheim
Albert Conti ...
Prince Otto's Companion / M.C
Helen Garden ...
Lady Mary in Stage Opera
Donald Novis ...
Monsieur Beaucaire in Stage Opera
Erik Bey ...
Lord Windorset
David Percy ...
Herald
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Minutes before her wedding to Duke Otto Von Seibenheim, Countess Helene Mara flees, on a whim, to Monte Carlo, where she hopes her luck will save her poor financial state. There, Count Rudolph Farriere is taken by her beauty, but she rebuffs him, not even looking at him. Assuming the guise of a hairdresser, he finally succeeds in seeing her, night and morning. Sparks fly, and love ensues - but can she love a lowly hairdresser? As her finances worsen though, the Duke arrives, and his money and social status seem even more enticing. Shunning Rudolph, will her story follow the operatic "unhappy ending", or can she have it all? Written by Rick

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As exciting as a caress! As intimate as clinging silk! See more »


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27 August 1930 (USA)  »

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Monte Carlo  »

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$726,465 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.20 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Goofs

When Rudolph is leaving the Countess's boudoir after kissing her and depositing her on the chaise-lounge, the shadow of the microphone boom can be seen on the door. See more »

Quotes

Prince Otto Von Seibenheim: I am glad that your hairdresser...
Countess Helene Mara: Please don't mention him. I don't wanna hear another word about hair or hairdresser. What's the opera about?... I asked you what the opera is about?
Prince Otto Von Seibenheim: It's er... all about a hairdresser but I... I can't help it. I didn't write it.
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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Jeanette MacDonald (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

She'll Love Me and Like It
Music by Richard A. Whiting and W. Franke Harling
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Jeanette MacDonald and Claud Allister
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Marvelous
17 August 1999 | by (Albany NY, USA) – See all my reviews

Jeanette MacDonald is luminous, and, to my utter surprise, there is a real erotic charge between MacDonald and Jack Buchanan. Parts of the score may be a bit underwhelming, but "Beyond the Blue Horizon" is as terrific as advertised. Of course, at the root of it all is the peerless cinematic wit of Ernst Lubitsch. A marvelous trifle with a real depth of feeling.


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