Monte Carlo
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After the master of sophisticated romantic comedy, Ernst Lubitsch, directed Jeanette MacDonald in the smash hit The Love Parade, they were reunited a year later for this similarly frothy romp. Countess Vera Von Conti (MacDonald) is engaged to marry the dull Prince Otto Von Seibenheim (Claud Allister), whom she doesn't love. At the 11th hour, Vera decides to skip the wedding and instead heads to Monte Carlo, where she visits the casinos and begins losing in a heroic fashion. A handsome stranger spies the beautiful Vera and asks to touch her hair for luck, but instead it's Vera's… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'A silly story, possible only with music,' yet what despair it masks"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"A fluff musical that never quite works."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Features the best screen performance by Jeanette MacDonald, an actress usually notable for her great soprano instead of for her acting chops."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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