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Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1932
Running time:83 minutes
Cast:Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton
Director:Ernst Lubitsch
Writer:Aladar Laszlo, Grover Jones, Samson Raphaelson

Description: 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, All Movie Guide

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