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Private Lives (1931)




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In this film, Amanda and Elyot, a witty, sophisticated married couple, divorce and marry other mates. Amanda chooses stuffy Victor, while Elyot's selection is the tiresome Sibyl. Coincidentally, both newlywed couples honeymoon at the same Swiss hotel -- in adjoining suites.

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Norma Shearer
as Amanda Chase Paynne
Robert Montgomery
as Elyot Chase
Una Merkel
as Sibyl Chase
Reginald Denny
as Victor Paynne
George Davis
as Bellboy

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An early talkie attempt at glittering theatrical sophistication-and, somehow, in its own terms, it works.

May 9, 2016 | Full Review…
New Yorker
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