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Trouble in Paradise Details

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Ernst Lubitsch used Laszlo Aladar's play The Honest Finder as a springboard for one of his most delightful early-'30s Paramount confections. Herbert Marshall and Miriam Hopkins play Gaston and Lily, a pair of Parisian thieves, both disguised as nobility, who decide to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet (Kay Francis); Gaston gets a job as Mariette's confidential secretary, while Lily installs herself as the woman's typist. Love rears its head, forcing Gaston to choose between marriage to Mariette and a fast getaway with Lily. Filled with marvelous throwaway gags and sophisticated innuendo, Trouble in Paradise was described by one critic as "as close to perfection as anything I have ever seen in the movies." ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Miriam Hopkins
as Lily Vautier
Kay Francis
as Mariette Colet
Herbert Marshall
as Gaston Monescu (LaValle)
Charlie Ruggles
as The Major
Edward Everett Horton
as Francois Filiba
C. Aubrey Smith
as Adolph Giron
Robert Greig
as Jacques, the Butler
Tyler Brooke
as Singer
Mary Boland
Nella Walker
as Francois' Ftiend
George Humbert
as Waiter
Rolfe Sedan
as Purse Salesman
Hooper Atchley
as Insurance Agent
Luis Alberni
as Annoyed Opera Fan
Leonid Kinskey
as Radical
Larry Steers
as Guest
Perry Ivins
as Radio commentator

Crew

Ernst Lubitsch
Director
Ernst Lubitsch
Producer
Grover Jones
Screenwriter
Samson Raphaelson
Screenwriter
Laszlo Aladar
Play Author
Victor Milner
Cinematographer
Leo Robin
Composer (Music Score)
Leo Robin
Songwriter
Hans Dreier
Art Director
Travis Banton
Costume Designer
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