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One Hour with You
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Release Date:
23 March 1932 (USA) See more »
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So big! So entertaining! So much fun! See more »
Plot:
Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
One hour(and twenty minutes) very well spent See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Maurice Chevalier ... Dr. Andre Bertier

Jeanette MacDonald ... Colette Bertier

Genevieve Tobin ... Mitzi Olivier

Charles Ruggles ... Adolph

Roland Young ... Professor Olivier

Josephine Dunn ... Mademoiselle Martel
Richard Carle ... Henri Dornier - Private Detective
Barbara Leonard ... Mitzi's Maid
George Barbier ... Police Commissioner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sheila Bromley ... Colette's Downstairs Maid (uncredited)
Jack Byron ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Lita Chevret ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Coleman ... Marcel, Adolph's Butler (uncredited)
George Davis ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Bill Elliott ... Dance Extra (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Ford ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Judels ... Policeman (uncredited)
Florine McKinney ... Departing Guest (uncredited)
Donald Novis ... Singer (uncredited)
Léonie Pray ... Colette's Upstair's Maid (uncredited)

Mae Questel ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Pat Somerset ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Kent Taylor ... Party Guest Greeted by Colette (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ... Andre's Butler (uncredited)

Directed by
Ernst Lubitsch 
George Cukor (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Lothar Schmidt (play "Only a Dream")

Samson Raphaelson 

Produced by
Ernst Lubitsch .... producer
 
Original Music by
W. Franke Harling 
Rudolph G. Kopp (uncredited)
John Leipold (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Victor Milner 
 
Film Editing by
William Shea 
 
Art Direction by
Hans Dreier 
 
Set Decoration by
A.E. Freudeman 
 
Costume Design by
Travis Banton (gowns)
 
Sound Department
M.M. Paggi .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lucien Ballard .... camera operator (uncredited)
Buddy Longworth .... still photographer (uncredited)
William C. Mellor .... camera operator (uncredited)
William Rand .... camera operator (uncredited)
Guy Roe .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nat W. Finston .... musical director (as Nathaniel W. Finston)
 
Other crew
George Cukor .... dialogue director: after Lubitsch took over as the director
 
Crew believed to be complete


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80 min | Hong Kong:84 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
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Trivia:
This film is the second adaptation by Lubitsch of play in three acts by Lothar Schmidt (born Goldschmidt), which premiered in Munich in 1909.See more »
Quotes:
Mitzi Olivier:I'll be waiting in a taxi on the next corner. Five minutes.
Dr. Andre Bertier:Impossible.
Mitzi Olivier:Ten minutes.
Dr. Andre Bertier:Ridiculous.
Mitzi Olivier:All right, fifteen minutes.
Dr. Andre Bertier:Positively maybe.
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Movie Connections:
Remake of So This Is Paris (1926)See more »
Soundtrack:
It Was Only a Dream KissSee more »

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One hour(and twenty minutes) very well spent, 7 September 2014
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

Ernst Lubitsch was a great director who very rarely made a dud. While One Hour With You may not be as good as The Merry Widow, Heaven Can Wait and The Shop Around the Corner it is still well worth watching and is a very good film overall. The film does drag a little towards the end and the ending is rather abrupt and awkwardly staged. But One Hour With You also has many pleasures, a case of the pros far outweighing the cons. One Hour With You is stylishly photographed with elegant period detail, and Lubitsch directs with his usual classiness. The songs are just great and generally do deserve to be much better known, the title song is the most well-known one and it is a catchy one indeed but we mustn't forget the risqué(for the time) Oh Mitzi, the witty Three Times a Day or the charming We Will Always Be Sweethearts. The dialogue is funny and sophisticated, the rhyming was really inspired and Maurice Chavalier's talking to the camera could have been annoying but was far from it. The story is very fluffy but very light-hearted, warm-hearted and sweet and nowhere near as improbable as the story for Monte Carlo(a better film than it's given credit for but the weakest Lubitsch I've seen so far). One Hour With You is beautifully acted especially from the sassy and beguiling Genevieve Tobin. Maurice Chevalier oozes wit and easy-going charm and avoids being creepy in Oh Mitzi despite the risqué/suggestive material. Jeanette MacDonald radiates on screen and sings beautifully in We Will Always Be Sweethearts(sad that she didn't sing more) and Roland Young is deliciously ironic and induces fireworks whenever he appears. All in all, a very good film if not among the best from Lubitsch. 8/10 Bethany Cox

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