Champagne (1928)

A wealthy man pretends he is bankrupt to teach his wayward daughter a lesson. An early, silent Hitchcock film which is wonderfully photographed. ~ Rovi

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1928
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Brilliantly filmed tale shows Hitchcock's skill at comedy.

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Fernando F. Croce

A profusion of kinetic visual jests

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The daughter in question is Balfour, who had a reputation for being a 'difficult' actress, but Hitchcock obtains a spirited performance from her and she virtually carries the movie.

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Emanuel Levy

For his eighth (silent) film, Hitchcock chose an intergenerational father-daughter melodrama about the moral education of a rich spoiled girl.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Though a minor work, this worldly comedy is handsomely staged, and Hitchcock's dry wit is already in evidence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Failed to get me tipsy.

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Chris Weber
This is an early, silent, and atypical effort from Hitch that is a comedy centerting around a wealthy man who, after his daughter decides to run off with the… More
Cameron Johnson
I'd quote Oasis' "Champagne Supernova", but I don't want to condone '90s music, and at any rate, it would be way too blasted… More