I Am Suzanne

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I Am Suzanne
Directed by Rowland V. Lee
Produced by Fox Film Corporation
Written by Edwin Justus Mayer
Starring Lilian Harvey
Music by Louis De Francesco
Friedrich Hollaender
Cinematography Lee Garmes
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
December 25, 1933
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English

I Am Suzanne! is a 1933 American pre-Code romance film involving puppeteers in Paris written by Edwin Justus Mayer, directed by Rowland V. Lee, and starring Lilian Harvey, Gene Raymond and Leslie Banks.[1][2] The picture's puppetry sequences feature the Yale Puppeteers[3] and Podrecca's Piccoli Theater. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City owns and periodically exhibits a 35mm print of the film while the Eastman House in Rochester, New York, archives a 16mm copy.



The film was not a success at the box office.[4]


  1. ^ I Am Suzanne! (1933), IMDb.com; accessed July 25, 2015.
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1931-40 by The American Film Institute, c. 1993
  3. ^ Latshaw, George (1978). Puppetry: The Ultimate Disguise. NY: Richards Rosen Press. p. 19. 
  4. ^ Douglas W. Churchill (December 30, 1934). "THE YEAR IN HOLLYWOOD: 1984 May Be Remembered as the Beginning of the Sweetness-and-Light Era.". The New York Times. p. X5.