A Touch of Lubitsch
United States | 1932 | Ernst Lubitsch
In Lubitsch’s celebrated pre-Code romantic comedy, a master thief (Herbert Marshall) and a beautiful pickpocket (Miriam Hopkins), both masquerading as European nobility, join forces to rob a wealthy perfume manufacturer (Kay Francis). This amoral hit was withdrawn from circulation when the Motion Picture Production Code went into effect in 1934, and remained shelved until 1968. “As close to perfection as anything I have ever seen in the movies.” –Dwight Macdonald.
35mm print from the Universal Pictures Studio Archive! 83 min. Dr. Philip Skerry, Emeritus Professor at Lakeland Community College, will introduce Sunday’s showing starting at 4pm.
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General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)
*Additional film on the same day: $7