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Angel (1937)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  29 October 1937 (USA)
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Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Maria 'Angel' Barker, aka Mrs. Brown
Herbert Marshall ...
Sir Frederick Barker
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Anthony 'Tony' Halton
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Graham
Ernest Cossart ...
Christopher 'Chris' Wilton
Laura Hope Crews ...
Grand Duchess Anna Dmitrievna
Herbert Mundin ...
Mr. Greenwood
Dennie Moore ...
Emma MacGillicuddy Wilton
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Prince Vladimir Gregorovitch (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

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Taglines:

I want love - and I'm going to get it!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

29 October 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Engel  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Paramount paid $8,500 for Melchior Lengyel's play. The film length was gradually cut from 2916.94m (11 reels) to 2478.33m (nine reels) after pre-release showings in New York City and six California cities from 25 July 1937 to 13 September 1937. See more »

Quotes

Maria: Silly how upsetting a little thing like saying goodbye to one's husband can be.
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Soundtracks

Angel
(1937)
Music by Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Played during the opening and end credits
Played on violin by Duci De Kerekjarto (as Duci Kerekjarto)
Played on piano by Marlene Dietrich and by Melvyn Douglas
Played as background music often
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Wonderful romantic comedy of a husband learning to appreciate his exquisite wife through another man's attraction to her.
6 October 2002 | by (Los Angeles, Ca.) – See all my reviews

Wonderful Lubitsch comedy about a distracted husband, a neglected wife and an ardent suitor that has all the magic, humor, romance of the directors previous work. Dazzling camera work by Charles Lang make Deitrich look positively luminous. All the cast are perfect. The audience I saw this with at the LACMA Museum screening were utterly entranced by this neglected masterwork. Kudos to UCLA for restoring this treasure to its original splendor and to LACMA programer Ian Birnie for giving us the opportunity to see this little gem in all its glory. A 10 out of 10.........


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