Hotel Paradiso (film)

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Hotel Paradiso
Hotel Paradiso FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster by Frank Frazetta
Directed by Peter Glenville
Produced by Peter Glenville, Pierre Jourdan
Written by Jean-Claude Carrière
Peter Glenville
Based on L'Hôtel du libre échange
(1894 play) 
by Georges Feydeau
Maurice Desvallières
Starring Alec Guinness
Gina Lollobrigida
Robert Morley
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Cinematography Henri Decaë
Edited by Anne V. Coates
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
October 14, 1966 (NYC)
Running time
98 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Hotel Paradiso is a Metrocolor 1966 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Panavision. It was directed by Peter Glenville and based on the play L'Hôtel du libre échange by Maurice Desvallières and Georges Feydeau. The film allowed Alec Guinness to reprise the role he had played in the London, West End theatre production of Hotel Paradiso, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, London. on the 2nd May 1956. Guinness played alongside Martita Hunt (Angelique), Irene Worth (Marcelle), Frank Pettingell (Cot), Kenneth Williams (Maxime) and Billie Whitelaw (Victoire). Douglas Byng also reprised his part from the stage play.[1]

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  1. ^ Winter Garden Theatre Programme, printed by Henry Good & Son London (02/05/1956)

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