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Tovarich (1937)

 -  Comedy  -  25 December 1937 (USA)
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Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris. They take positions as butler and housemaid in a wealthy ... See full summary »

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Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris. They take positions as butler and housemaid in a wealthy household and, owing to their impeccable breeding and manners, excel in their new jobs. But once they are recognized for the royal couple they are, they must face new -- and formidable -- responsibilities. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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25 December 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tonight's Our Night  »

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$1,400,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The original play "Tovarich" was written in French by Jacques Deval and opened in Paris on 13 October 1933. See more »

Quotes

Mikail: [to Gorotchenko] What are you doing in our kitchen?
Tatiana: Pick him up with the coal tongs, Mikail, and throw him out.
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Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Chto Mnie Gore
(uncredited)
Russian folk song
Words by Samuel Pokrass
Played on guitar and sung by Claudette Colbert
Hummed by Charles Boyer, Maurice Murphy and Anita Louise
Played as part of the score
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This is a delightful and stylish thirties comedy well worth viewing.
16 December 1999 | by (Carlsbad, California) – See all my reviews

Claudette Colbert and Charles Boyer make a delightful team in this stylish thirties comedy. This film is creative and amusing in much the same manner as My Man Godfry. For anyone who enjoys black and white films this will be enjoyable. It has something about it of the grace and style of the old Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers films.


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