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CHEVALIER-2 - M. CHEVALIER IS STAR AT PALACE Jeanette...
M. CHEVALIER IS STAR AT PALACE Jeanette MacDonald Also Featured Featured in Comedy, "One Hour With You" With Maurice Chevalier as the star, a perfect cast and Ernst Lubtisch as director, "One Hour With You," at thfi Palace thru Tuesday is a polished bit of sophisticated romance as has come to the screen. It also presents the fascinating Frenchman at his best. It has a daan of Parisian naughtiness; naughtiness; it dances about on the verge of the risque, but is played in such a sparkling atmosphere of humor and gayety that it is capital entertainment. entertainment. At intervals Chevalier faces the audience takes it into his confidence and sings directly to it. His song, "What Would You Do?" is sung directly directly to the audience and it is delivered delivered In Chevalier's best. Jeanette MacDonald, the most charming singing comedienne of the ficreen, plays Collette Bertier, wife of the fascinating and rich Dr. Bertier, played by Chevalier. MJSH MacDonald Is sparkling, winsome winsome and vivacious and sings exceed- "ONE HOUR WITH YOU" Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald are stars Palace feature. ... the currentU ingly well on the few opportunities al- lowed her. Then into this happy home Mitzi, the wife's very best played by Genevieve Tobmm comes friend, her TOM MIX TALKS for the first time on any screen, in the smashing picture made from « famous novel! silkiest, smoothest, most catty style. She boldly, deliberately sets out to vamp her friend's husband and sue-, ceeds P on one occasion in leading him I to her lair.. One of Chevalier's most insinuating provocative songs is "I Love My Wife, But Oh, That Mitzi." I Roland Young gives a perfect per- j formance as the professor, husband of • the frivolous and flirtatious Mitzi. He i employs a detective, cleverly played : by Richard Carle, to discover grounds for divorce and Chevalier falls into the net as an easy altho innocent victim victim as co-respondent. And this complicates complicates matters. Charles Rugglcs is funny as the lovelorn adorer of Jeanette MacDonald, MacDonald, a situation which is used to good dramatic purpose. A few stormy scenes between the married lovers and all is forgiven. The picture is expertly directed, beautifully produced and is an effervescent effervescent concoction of gay film frivolity.

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  1. The Burlington Hawk-Eye,
  2. 17 Apr 1932, Sun,
  3. Page 14

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