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One Hour with You (1932)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 25 March 1932 (USA)
An unhappily married couple try to come between a happy one.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Dr. Andre Bertier
... Colette Bertier
... Mitzi Olivier
... Mitzi Olivier
Pierre Etchepare ... Adolphe
... Adolph
Ernest Ferny ... Le professeur Olivier
... Professor Olivier
André Cheron ... Le commissaire de police
... Mademoiselle Martel
... Henri Dornier - Private Detective
... Mitzi's Maid
... Police Commissioner
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Storyline

Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is persistent, and very cute, and he succumbs. Mitzi's husband wants to divorce her, and has been having her tailed. Andre gets caught, and must confess to his wife. But Colette has had problems resisting the attentions of another man herself, and they forgive each other. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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25 March 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Une heure près de toi  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Adapted from Lothar Schmidt (= Lothar Goldschmidt)'s play in three acts "Nur ein Traum" which premiered in Munich in 1909. See more »

Quotes

Professor Olivier: When I married her, she was a brunette. Now you can't believe anything she says.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood: City of Celluloid (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Three Times a Day
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Genevieve Tobin
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Art Deco classic
31 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I first saw this film in 1955 at a tiny art cinema in Oxford. The print was in perfect condition and the shimmering dresses and art deco were fascinating. I sat through three showings and left on a wave of good feeling which has lasted ever since. (I can still sing "Three Times a Day" in which Chevalier as a doctor prescribes pills to his patient (with its the sexual innuendo). The comparison with Mamoulian's"Love me Tonight" with the same principals is very interesting. Mamoulian sends up the aristocratic Ruritanian musical comedy while Lubitsch adores the middle class. Both in their different ways are brilliant. Both use surrealist effects to heighten a sense of unreality. This is pure entertainment in a European tradition. Genevieve Tobin is a wonderful support but her career never really took off.


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