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French Without Tears

French Without Tears(1940)

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The residents of Professor Maingot's French school for English gentlemen are agog when beautiful Diana Lake comes to visit her younger brother. The only man unaffected by her beauty is Alan Howard, who is disdainful of her flirtations. Alan's indifference prompts Diana to flirt with Chris Neilan, who falls in love with her. When hardhearted naval commander Bill Rogers enters the school, Diana sets her sights on him and dates both men. She two times them until they discover that she has been feeding them the same lines, and instead of coming to blows, the men become friends and reject Diana. This leaves Chris free to renew his romance with Jacqueline, Professor Maingot's daughter, while Diana makes it clear that she is really in love with Alan. Afraid that he will succumb to Diana's charms, Alan arranges to leave for London immediately. Despite the efforts of Bill and Chris, Alan never makes it to London, and reluctantly falls in love with Diana.