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Hotel Paradiso (1966)

 |  Comedy  |  March 1966 (UK)
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Monsieur Feydeau has writer's block, and he needs a new play. But he takes an opportunity to observe the upper class of 1900 Paris - Monsieur Boniface with a domineering wife, and the ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Marcelle Cotte
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Benedict Boniface
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Henri Cotte
Peggy Mount ...
Angelique Boniface
Douglas Byng ...
Mr. Martin, a barrister
Robertson Hare ...
Duke
David Battley ...
George
Ann Beach ...
Victoire, the Boniface's maid
Eddra Gale ...
Hotel Guest (as Edra Gale)
Darío Moreno ...
The Turk
Derek Fowlds ...
Maxime, the Cotte's nephew
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Inspector
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Anniello, owner of Hotel Paradiso
Marie Bell ...
La Grande Antoinette
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Monsieur Feydeau has writer's block, and he needs a new play. But he takes an opportunity to observe the upper class of 1900 Paris - Monsieur Boniface with a domineering wife, and the next-door neglectful husband Henri with a beautiful but ignored wife Marcelle. Henri traces architectural anomalies (most ghost sounds are drains), and plans a night at the Hotel Paradiso; but this hotel is the assignation spot of Marcelle and Boniface. One wife, two husbands, a nephew, and the perky Boniface maid, all at this 'by the hour' hotel, and consummation of the affair is, to say the least, severely compromised (not the least by a police raid). All of this under Feydeau's eye, and his play is the 'success fou' of the next season. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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The women do not wear the correct type of shoe. In this period - late Victorian to WWI - women wore high buttoned boots as daily wear. See more »

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A delightful farce with a perfect cast, and a fine script, ably directed
9 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

While viewing an amply proportioned la Belle Epoc French "strip tease" artieste who performs over her audience's heads while on a trapeze, Mme. Cote notes that, according to the programme: "I says here 'she is the mother of three children and her husband is a professor at the Sorbonne.'"

Such delightfully histerical lines are just the beginning of the fun.

I first saw this during my college days when I was a projectionist at the local movie house in Rexburg, Idaho. I dispaired of ever seeing it again. When I finally found it on VHS I was in (not on) ecstasy.


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