The Guardsman
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The Guardsman
The legendary theatrical team of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne made their only starring screen appearance in this 1931 adaptation of Ferenc Molnar's The Guardsman. The Lunts are appropriately cast as a famous husband-and-wife acting duo, the husband of which suspects the wife of infidelity. To find out for certain, he disguises himself as an amorous Russian guardsman, complete with handlebar mustache. After an evening of paradise, Lunt confesses his subterfuge to Fontanne. She says she knew all the time, but that gleam in her eye opens up quite a few doubts which are never truly resolved.… More

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"The famous stage actors, husband and wife Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, were Oscar nominated for playing husband and wife in this early talky, essentially a photographed play, based on Ferenc Molnar's popular satire."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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