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Der König lächelt - Paris lacht (1936)

La Marquise de Pompadour desires the best tenor in France for her opera company, and after an extensive search in the provinces, Chapelou is selected and forced to leave his ... See full summary »

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Chapelou, der Postillon von Lonjumeau (as Willy Eichberger)
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Madelaine
Alfred Neugebauer ...
Thekla Ahrens ...
Leo Slezak ...
Graf de Latour
Lucie Englisch ...
Lucienne
Rudolf Carl ...
Bijou
Hans Thimig ...
Pierre Touche, Dorfbarbier
Richard Eybner ...
Marquis de Corcy
Fritz Imhoff ...
Bürgermeister
Joe Furtner ...
Faviere, Corcys Sekretär (as Josef Furtner)
Tibor Halmay ...
Balletmeister
Carl Hauser ...
Wachtmeister
Irmgard Alberti ...
Alte Frau mit dem Liebestrank
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Hans Heinz Bollmann ...
Singer
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La Marquise de Pompadour desires the best tenor in France for her opera company, and after an extensive search in the provinces, Chapelou is selected and forced to leave his bride-of-an-hour to go to Paris. Alfer seeing the handsome tenor, the Marquise decides not to let his bride, Madeliane, join him in Paris. Graf de Latour, banished from the court for his bawdy song about La Pompadour, goes to the town where Chapelou has left his bride and sees an opportunity to get even. He takes Madeleine in hand and after exhaustive grooming and make-over he returns to court with her as his banishment has been lifted, and Chepelou, failing to recognize hie own wife, falls in love with her. He asks her to marry him but he must first return to Lonjumeau and get a divorce from his wife. Madelein beats him back to Lonjumeau. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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23 November 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Postman from Lonjumeau  »

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Le postillon de Lonjumeau
Written by Adolphe Adam
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