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Monte Carlo (1930)

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Movie Info

In this delightful musical romance, Jeannette MacDonald stars as a countess who would much rather play the tables at Monte Carlo than marry a doltish Austrian prince. Unfortunately, she is on a losing streak. When the touch of a handsome stranger brings her luck, she hires him as her valet.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Paramount Pictures

Cast

Jack Buchanan
as Count Rudolph Falliere/Rudy the Hairdresser
Jeanette MacDonald
as Countess Helene Mara
Tyler Brooke
as Armand
Zasu Pitts
as Bertha
Claud Allister
as Prince Otto Von Seibenheim
Lionel Belmore
as Duke Gustave von Seibenheim
John Roche
as Paul
Albert Conti
as Prince Otto's Companion/MC
Helen Garden
as Lady Mary in Stage Opera
Donald Novis
as Monsieur Beaucaire in Stage Opera
David Percy
as Herald
Erik Bey
as Lord Winterset
Billy Bevan
as Train Conductor
Sidney Bracey
as Hunchback at Casino
Frances Dee
as Receptionist
Rolfe Sedan
as Hairdresser
John Carroll
as Wedding Guest Officer
Geraldine Dvorak
as Extra in Casino
Edgar Norton
as Duke Gustave von Seibenheim
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Critic Reviews for Monte Carlo

All Critics (3)

'A silly story, possible only with music,' yet what despair it masks

Full Review… | September 25, 2009
CinePassion

A fluff musical that never quite works.

Full Review… | February 17, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Features the best screen performance by Jeanette MacDonald, an actress usually notable for her great soprano instead of for her acting chops.

Full Review… | June 12, 2006
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Audience Reviews for Monte Carlo

Sassy Lubitsch musical. Jeanette warbles "Beyond the Blue Horizon," and Buchanan makes a rare American screen appearance.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

this is the follow-up 2 the hit 'the love parade' another frothy lavish musical/comedy by the master lubitsch.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

The pass of time has hurt this movie, as it is a little too dated for today's audience. Not as good as One Hour with you or The Smiling Lieutenant, partly because the male lead here doesn't have the charisma and charm of Chevalier.

Stefanos Tran
Stefanos Tran

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