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Inspiration (1931)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  31 January 1931 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Yvonne Valbret
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André Montell
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Raymond Delval
Marjorie Rambeau ...
Lulu
Judith Vosselli ...
Odette
Beryl Mercer ...
Marthe, Yvonne's Maid
John Miljan ...
Henry Coutant, the Sculptor
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Uncle Julian Montell
Oscar Apfel ...
M. Vignaud
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Madeleine Dorety
Zelda Sears ...
Aunt Pauline
Karen Morley ...
Liane Latour
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Gaby
Paul McAllister ...
Jouvet, the Artist
Arthur Hoyt ...
Gavarni
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Taglines:

...Burning Lips...Glittering Gowns...Champagne...Paris...Life...Joy. The Kind of a Drama You Have Been Waiting to See and Hear. (Print ad)

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31 January 1931 (USA)  »

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Yvonne  »

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$438,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Release of the movie was delayed because of a lawsuit Pathé brought against MGM. Although the novel by Alphonse Daudet was in public domain in the USA, it was still under copyright protection in Europe. Pathé won the lawsuit. See more »

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Version of Sappho (1920) See more »

Soundtracks

Liebestraum No. 3 (A Dream of Love)
Written by Franz Liszt
Played on piano by Joan Marsh
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Sluggish & dated
25 June 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those typical MGM soap operas from the early 1930s. Greta Garbo is beautiful and intriguing, as usual, although story is rather sluggish, dated and dry. She plays a Parisian model who falls in love with a very young Bob Montgomery, but her sorted past stands in their way. 2 1/2 out of 4 stars here.


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