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Title Trouble in paradise [videorecording] / Universal ; a Paramount picture ; Paramount Publix Corporation ; Paramount presents an Ernst Lubitsch production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; adapted by Grover Jones ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    TRO    DUE 10-05-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (10 page fold-out ; 19 cm).
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series The Criterion collection ; 170
Criterion collection ; 170.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Cast Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charlie Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig.
Credits Photography, Victor Milner ; music by W. Franke Harling (feature), Aljoscha Zimmerman (Das fidele Gefängnis) ; lyrics, Leo Robin.
Audience MPAA: Not rated.
Note Based on the play The Honest Finder, by Laszlo Aladar.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
Summary "When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women"--Container.
Note Special features: Peter Bogdanovich introduction; optional audio commentary by Lubitsch biographer Scott Eyman (2002); Das fidele Gefängnis = The merry jail (1917 silent film by Lubitsch, with music added in 2002 by Aljoscha Zimmerman); Tribute to Ernst Lubitsch; Screen Guild Theater radio program (from October 20, 1940, featuring Ernst Lubitsch, Jack Benny, Claudette Colbert, and Basil Rathbone).
Contents Trouble in paradise -- Das fidele Gefängnis = The merry jail / Ernst Lubitsch.
Subject Thieves -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947, film director. Field director.
Jones, Grover, 1893-1940, adapter. Adapter.
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983, screenwriter. Screenwriter.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972, actor. Actor.
Francis, Kay, 1905-1968, actor. Actor.
Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966, actor. Actor.
Ruggles, Charlie, 1886-1970, actor. Actor.
Horton, Edward Everett, actor. Actor.
Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948, actor. Actor.
Greig, Robert, 1879-1958, actor. Actor.
Harling, W. Franke (William Franke), 1887-1958, composer (expression) Composer.
Robin, Leo, writer of added lyrics.
Milner, Victor, 1893-1972, director of photography. Cinematographer.
Eyman, Scott, 1951- commentator. Commentator.
Bogdanovich, Peter, 1939-2022, commentator. Commentator.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Aladar, Laszlo. Honest finder.
Paramount Publix Corporation, production company. Production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note Container title: Ernst Lubitsch's Trouble in paradise
Added Title Fidele Gefängnis.
Merry jail.
ISBN 1559409290
Standard No. 715515013123
Music No. CC1581D Criterion Collection

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