Monte Carlo Madness (1932 film)

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Monte Carlo Madness is a 1932 German musical comedy film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Sari Maritza, Hans Albers and Charles Redgie.[1] 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.

Plot[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/63861
  2. ^ Bergfelder & Cargnelli p.51

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bergfelder, Tim & Cargnelli, Christian. Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950. Berghahn Books, 2008.

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