Pearls of the Crown
Pearls of the Crown (1937)

Originally titled Les Perles de Couronne, this Sacha Guitry historical extravaganza stars both Guitry and his wife Jacqueline Delubac. The plotline hinges on four valuable pearls, which pass from hand to hand over a period of several… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1937
DVD Release Date: October 15, 1992
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Irresistibly effervescent dialogue, a sprightly 'modern' visual style -- one could go on forever about a film that comes to an end all too soon.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... an antricately cut gem, an epic in miniature with a whimsical sensibility.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A zany fusion of historical fantasy.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

History may be written by the victors, but it is only the best writers who make it fun.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The sheer personality and energy of this 1937 film transcends linguistic barriers.

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A dazzling potpourri of French, English and Italian language. Wonderfully zany - not to be missed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Pearls of the Crown" starts with Jean Martin(Sacha Guitry, who also co-wrote and directed) in the process of telling his wife Francoise(Jacqueline… More