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Trouble in Paradise (1932) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and produced by Ernst Lubitsch.

Trouble in Paradise was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1991.

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The Style Essentials - Kay Francis Battles in Bias Cut in 1932's TROUBLE IN PARADISE

on Jul 22, 2019 From GlamAmor

Last Saturday was the second in my STYLE OF SIN series at the American Cinematheque, and it was focused on the Queen of Pre-Code herself - Kay Francis. I spoke all about the Production Code, Kay's life and career, and then the backstories of our double feature Girls About Town (1931) and Jewel Robbe... Read full article

COMEDY GOLD #10: ‘Tonsils!’ from Trouble in Paradise (1932)

By Carol Martinheira on Dec 7, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

COMEDY GOLD #10: ‘Tonsils!’ from Trouble in Paradise (1932) On December 7, 2018December 7, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized Last year, I wrote a little piece about Edward Everett Horton’s inescapable and always welcome presence in 1930s and 40s comedy fi... Read full article

Review: Trouble in Paradise (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 18, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Ernst Lubitsch made a name for himself and his “touch” in silents as well as leaving an indelible mark on the 1940s with the likes of Shop Around The Corner (1940), To Be or Not to Be (1942), Heaven Can Wait (1943), and Cluny Brown (1946). But for me, no film better personifies his wit a... Read full article

Trouble in Paradise (1932)

By Carol Martinheira on Jan 4, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Trouble in Paradise (1932) On January 4, 2017January 4, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized If you?re as obsessed with Billy Wilder as I am, you?ll know that he had a sign on his wall that read ?How would Lubitsch do it??. If you watch Trouble in Paradise (1932), you?ll unde... Read full article


By Theresa Brown on Jul 6, 2016 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

For my ?HOT & BOTHERED? blogathon contribution, Ernst Lubitsch is the way to go. Why, this cheeky devil was able to slip all sorts of sexy mischief into Pre-Code films like ?Design for Living? ( 1933 ) ?The Smiling Lieutenant? ( 1931 ) or ?The Merry Widow? ( 1934 ). He does so again. Jewel thie... Read full article

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Quotes from

Lily Vautier: [fuming] I wouldn't fall for another man if he was the biggest crook on earth!

François Filiba: You know, if I like a man I remember him... and if I don't like him I never forget him.

Gaston Monescu: I see. You have to be in the Social Register to keep out of jail. But when a man starts at the bottom and works his way up, a self-made crook, then you say, "Call the police! Put him behind bars! Lock him up!"

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Facts about

The scenes in which Herbert Marshall is running up and down the stairs at Madame Colet's were done with a double who is only seen from the waist down. Mr. Marshall lost a leg in WWI and although it was almost impossible to notice that he used a prosthesis, he could not perform any action that called for physical agility.
This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1991.
"Little" Mary Pickford, the silent film star, liked Ernst Lubitsch's tasteful touches of suggestiveness enough to ask him to direct her in a film that would help her show more maturity on screen. But she did not get along with Lubitsch himself nor did she appreciate 'Rosita,' the film they made together. In later years she usually ranked it with her worst films.
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Trouble in Paradise

Released 1932
Inducted 1991

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