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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife ★★ 1938

Problematic comedy set on the French Riviera about a spoiled millionaire (Cooper) who's been married seven times and wants to go for eight with Colbert, the daughter of a destitute aristocrat. Good for a few laughs, but Coop seemed out of place in his role. Based on the play by Alfred Savoir, American version by Charl-ton Andrews. 86m/B VHS . Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, David Niven, Edward Everett Horton, Elizabeth Patterson, Herman Bing, William Hymer, Franklin Pangborn; D: Ernst Lubitsch; W: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder; C: Leo Tover; M: Werner R. Heymann, Frederick “Friedrich” Hollander.

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