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Credited cast:
Helen Hall / Raquel
Douglas Hall
Victor Le Maire
Mrs. Morris
Andrew Tombes ...
Russ Brown ...
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Georges Renavent ...
Russ Columbo
Connee Boswell ...
Martha Boswell ...
Martha Boswell
Vet Boswell ...
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Sculptor (scenes deleted)


A singer marries a famous composer, and after a while she gets the itch to go back on the stage. However, her husband won't let her. When she hears that a popular French singer named "Raquel" is coming to New York, she decides to go to Raquel with a plan--unbeknownst to her husband, "Raquel" is actually her sister, and her plan is for them to switch places so she can fulfill her dream of going back on the stage. However, things don't go quite as planned. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

19 January 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Het meisje van de Moulin Rouge  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Hotel Clerk: Madame says she will see you in exactly one hour, sir.
Victor Le Maire: In an hour?
Hotel Clerk: Yes, sir.
Victor Le Maire: Did you tell her I had orchids?
Hotel Clerk: Yes, sir.
Victor Le Maire: And she was unmoved by orchids?
Hotel Clerk: Apparently, sir.
Victor Le Maire: Oh, this woman is going to be very difficult.
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Remake of Her Sister from Paris (1925) See more »


Song of Surrender
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung by Tullio Carminati while playing the piano
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Pleasant but not great comedy/musical
19 June 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Constance Bennett wants to go back on stage after leaving it to marry, but husband Franchot Tone won't let her, so she switched place with the other half of her vaudeville sister act, who was a success in Paris as Mlle. Raquel, but would rather make whoopee in Atlantic City than rehearse in New York.

Competently done, though Constance Bennett's singing sounded better with her 'French' accent (perhaps the sound in the first reel got distorted). There is a grand finale of about 15 minutes that has most of the singing and dancing, which is typical for movies for the time. Some of the gags are good and some of the women's costumes are great.

Unrelated to other moves of the same name.

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