Paramount on Parade (1930) Review, with Maurice Chevalier, Ruth Chatterton, Jack Oakie, Clara Bow, William Powell, and many more

Jack Oakie Leon Erroll Skeets Gallagher Buddy Rogers Lilian Roth Warner Oland Eugene Pallette William Powell Clive Brooks Harry Green Maurice Chevalier Evelyn Brent Nino Martini Jean Arthur Phillips Holmes Zelma O’Neal Ruth Chatterton Fredric March Stuart Erwin Mitzi Green Helen Kane Nancy Carroll Mary Brian Gary Cooper Fay Wray Read more…

The Merry Widow (1934) Review, with Maurice Cheavalier and Jeanette MacDonald

Danilo Maurice Chevalier Sonia Jeanette MacDonald Ambassador Edward Everett Horton King George Barbier Queen Una Merkel Orderly Sterling Holloway Released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer | Directed by Ernst Lubitsch Proof That It’s Pre-Code-ish How sexually carefree and attractive is the Chevalier character this go around? At a mod Parisian brothel, Read more…

Bedtime Story Maurice Chevalier Helen Twelvetrees Baby LeRoy

A Bedtime Story (1933) Review, with Maurice Chevalier, Helen Twelvetrees and Baby LeRoy

Rene Maurice Chevalier Victor Edward Everett Horton Sally Helen Twelvetrees Released by Paramount Pictures | Directed by Norman Taurog Proof That It’s Pre-Code Get this– a Maurice Chevalier character chases after multiple women, ignoring (or just ignorant of) their marital status. There is a very real worry at first that Read more…

Love Me Tonight (1932) Review, with Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charlie Ruggles, Charles Butterworth, and Myrna Loy

Maurice Maurice Chevalier Princess Jeanette Jeanette MacDonald Viscount Gilbert de Varèze Charles Ruggles Count de Savignac Charles Butterworth Countess Valentine Myrna Loy Duke d’Artelines C. Aubrey Smith Released by Paramount | Directed By Rouben Mamoulian Proof That It’s Pre-Code Oh, jeez. There’re so many double entendres in the movie that Read more…

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