Approved | | Comedy, Romance
A Paris troupe puts on outlandish performances for a celebrated eighteenth-century British actor in order to convince him of their talents; the arrival of a countess complicates the plot.
The play opened in London, England, UK on 18 May 1937.
And remember, the policy of the Comedie Francaise has always been to put the greatest actors in the smallest parts.
Early in the movie the road sign gives the distance to Paris in kilometers. The movie takes place in the 1750's; the metric system was introduced in 1799 after the French Revolution.
Rather than saying "Screenplay by Ernest Vajda", the credits read "A Play for the Screen by Ernest Vajda".
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