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Dr. Maurice Lamar is a noted plastic-surgeon who makes his rich clients beautiful, and also makes them. He makes Eve Caron, the wife of Marcel Caron, so satisfied with his skilled hands ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Maurice Lamar
Helen Mack ...
Anne
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Eve Caron
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Marcel Caron
Lucien Littlefield ...
Max Pascal
Mona Maris ...
Countess Rita
Katherine Williams ...
Vilma
Lucille Lund ...
Magda
Rafael Storm ...
Rolando
Doris Lloyd ...
Mme. Durand
Sam Ash ...
Plumber
Helena Phillips Evans ...
Landlady (as Helena Phillips)
Toby Wing ...
Consuelo of Claghorne
Henry Armetta ...
Banquet Chairman
George Beranger ...
Valet
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Storyline

Dr. Maurice Lamar is a noted plastic-surgeon who makes his rich clients beautiful, and also makes them. He makes Eve Caron, the wife of Marcel Caron, so satisfied with his skilled hands that she leaves Marcel and marries Maurice. They go on a Mediterranean honeymoon, where he soon finds the affects of his own beauty regulations are more than he can handle. He bids adieu to his new bride, wings it back to Paris with the intention of giving up his practice and becoming a scientific researcher...after winning back the love of his simple, unadorned secretary, Anne. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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...a racy romance of a famous beauty doctor (original ad)


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13 July 1934 (USA)  »

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Beso y maquillaje  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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Helen Mack replaced Carole Lombard, who refused to do the role. See more »

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Music by Ralph Rainger
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Plot summary of Kiss and Make Up

Dr. Maurice Lamar is a world famous, egotistical, Parisian plastic surgeon. He prides himself on making women slaves to their new beauty. Maintenance, always maintenance. Overt innuendo abounds that his patients, once transformed by his skilled hand, become his conquests. His affairs he refers to as "lovely episodes."

Enamored of his masterpiece, Madame Caron, they soon ditch her husband and marry. We soon see that "Dr. Frankenstein" has married his monster. The moral of the story is that Dr. Lamar discovers that it's no fun to love (Kiss) a woman,when that same woman has become obsessed with her looks, figure and Makeup to the exclusion of all else. Beauty, truly, is in the eye of the beholder.


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