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The Smiling Lieutenant

The Smiling Lieutenant(1931)

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Brief Synopsis

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

Cast & Crew

Ernst Lubitsch Director
Maurice Chevalier Niki [Nikolaus von Preyn]
Miriam Hopkins Princess Anna
Robert Strange Adjutant Von Rockoff
Con MacSunday The Emperor
Elizabeth Patterson Baroness Von Schwedel
Harry Bradley Count Von Halden
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 10 Jul 1931
Release Date:  1931 Production Date:  An Ernst Lubitsch Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Publix Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Paramount Publix Corp.
Duration(mins):  88 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,400    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Jazz up your lingerie!

    Mr. Blandings 2011-08-12

    The high point of this otherwise so-so film is when night meets day, so to speak, as fun and sexy mistress (Claudette Colbert) meets prudish and dull wife... MORE>

  • The Smiling Lieutenant

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-08

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  • A Racy Little Pre-Code Comedy

    Rosemarie Buxton 2009-08-21

    This is a charming film, with plenty of double entendres! I was surprised it was rated TVG because Chevalier's first song is all about a... MORE>