Monte Carlo Madness (1932 film)
Monte Carlo Madness is a 1932 German musical comedy film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Sari Maritza, Hans Albers and Charles Redgie. It was an English-language version of the 1931 German film Monte Carlo Madness, which was based on the 1930 novel Bomben auf Monte Carlo by Fritz Reck-Malleczewen. The screenplay concerns a captain who falls in love with a Queen in Monte Carlo.
In Monte Carlo, a captain tries to raise the money to pay his crew at the gaming table, and meets and falls in love with a Queen.
- Sari Maritza ... Queen Yola
- Hans Albers ... Capt. Erickson
- Charles Redgie ... Peter
- Helen Haye ... Isabel
- John Deverell ... Consul
- C. Hooper Trask ... Prime Minister
- Comedian Harmonists ... Themselves
- Kapelle Carlo Minari ... Themselves - Orchestra
The film was not a success with contemporary critics. A review in Film Pictorial observed that "Erich Pommer is a great producer, but in this film he does not live up to his established reputation.
- Bergfelder & Cargnelli p.51
- Bergfelder, Tim & Cargnelli, Christian. Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950. Berghahn Books, 2008.
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