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Death Takes a Holiday (1934) was a Fantasy - Romance Film directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Emanuel Cohen and E. Lloyd Sheldon.

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Alda: [the clock has just chimed loudly and startled the Baron Cesarea] Midnight - and everyone's calm and collected excepting the Baron.

Baron Cesarea: I think you're all wrong to be afraid. I talked to him about dying, and he said "Has it ever occurred to you that Death may be simpler than Life and infinitely more kind?"
Duke Lambert: He said that?
Baron Cesarea: Yes... and when he spoke, I had a curious feeling that somehow he knew.

Stephanie: Love is music and love is poetry!

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 22, 1937 with Fredric March reprising his film role.
The English version of the play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 26 December 1929 and closed in June 1930 after 180 performances. The opening night cast included Rose Hobart and Philip Merivale.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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