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U.S., 1938
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Starring Gary Cooper, Claudette Colbert
Screenplay by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett
Approx. 80 min. 35mm/DCP.

In classic “meeting cute,” American millionaire Gary Cooper and impoverished Claudette Colbert buy, respectively, the top and bottom of the same pair of pj’s; but after love blossoms, she finds he’s a seven-time divorcé. First screenwriting collaboration of Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder.


“The film in which Brackett and Wilder supposedly perfected the Hollywood ploy of ‘meeting cute’ with a Riviera department store scene where Coop wants to buy pajama tops and Colbert the bottoms.”
– Time Out

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