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Tovarich (1937)

Approved | | Comedy | 25 December 1937 (USA)
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)  »

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Tonight's Our Night  »

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$1,400,000 (estimated)
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Kay Francis was originally intended for the role of the Grand Duchess. See more »

Quotes

Tatiana: Do you love your pigeon?
Mikail: Every feather, my darling!
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Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

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Hirschhorn Raposchal
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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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