Bitter Sweet (1933 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
Ivy St. Helier
|Music by||Roy Robertson|
|Edited by||Michael Hankinson|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|Release date(s)||August 31, 1933|
|Running time||93 minutes|
Bitter Sweet is a musical romance film directed by Herbert Wilcox and released by United Artists in 1933. It was the first film adaptation of Noël Coward's 1929 operetta Bitter Sweet. It starred Anna Neagle and Fernand Gravey, with Ivy St. Helier reviving her stage role as Manon.
It tells the story of Sarah Linden's romance. Sarah, now a gray-haired old woman, tells her story to a girl who is on the eve of marrying an obnoxious man when she is really in love with a musician.
- Elstree Versus Hollywood Film Citadel Challenged By Recent British Productions The Times of India (1861-current) [New Delhi, India] 18 Nov 1933: 18.
- Hall, Mordaunt (1933-08-24). "Movie Review - Bitter Sweet - Many Stars of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Firmament In the Film Version of "Dinner at Eight." - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16.
- "Bitter Sweet (1940)". Jeanettemacdonaldandnelsoneddy.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16.
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