Search results for "Maurice Chevalier"

Fanny (1961) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  Charles Boyer  •  Horst Buchholz

Gigi (1958) RT 77% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 1999

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor (Louis Jourdan) in Paris offers them all to Gigi (Leslie Caron). But she, who's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  Louis Jourdan  •  Hermione Gingold

Love in the Afternoon (1957) RT 88% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Lovestruck conservatory student Ariane pretends to be just as much a cosmopolitan lover as the worldly mature Frank Flannagan hoping that l’amour will take hold.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  John McGiver

Love Me Tonight (1932) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Charles Butterworth

One Hour with You (1932) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Genevieve Tobin  •  Charles Ruggles

Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Carlos Montalbán

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History • War
DIRECTION:  Marcel Ophüls
CAST:  Georges Bidault  •  Matthäus Bleibinger  •  Jacques Duclos  •  Anthony Eden

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A misfired flirtation lands a young lieutenant married to a princess instead of the one he loves.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Miriam Hopkins  •  Charles Ruggles

The Love Parade (1929) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Lupino Lane  •  Lillian Roth

The Big Pond (1930) RT Audience 20%

A tour guide in Venice romances a visiting American tourist whose father owns a chewing-gum factory back in the U.S. She sets out to convince her skeptical father to bring the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hobart Henley
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Claudette Colbert  •  George Barbier  •  Marion Ballou

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Break the News (1938)

Two small-time song-and-dance men come up with what they believe is a surefire publicity stunt, guaranteed to keep their names in the public eye--one of them will "disappear" ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Jack Buchanan  •  Maurice Chevalier  •  June Knight  •  Marta Labarr

The Beloved Vagabond (1936)

Flying from one charming lady---eluding another---and almost losing both!  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Desmond Tester

Le vagabond bien-aimé (1936)

Gaston, an artist in love with an upper class English girl, accepts to stay away from her when a wealthy rival offers to pay her father's heavy debt. Broken-hearted, he leaves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Hélène Robert  •  Serge Grave

Man About Town (1947)

Emile is a French film producer at the beginning of the century. One of his friends leaves his daughter Lucette in his house, when he is starting a tour through France. Emile ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  René Clair
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  François Périer  •  Marcelle Derrien  •  Dany Robin

Jessica (1962) RT Audience 86%

When the men of a Sicilian village start obsessing over ravishing blonde midwife Jessica (Angie Dickinson), angry females revolt by refusing to have sex with their husbands. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco  •  Oreste Palella
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Noël-Noël  •  Gabriele Ferzetti

Personal Column (1939)

To try solving the strange disappearances of 11 young Parisian women, the police obtain the services of Adrienne Charpentier, friend of the latest missing person.  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Marie Déa  •  André Brunot  •  Jean Témerson