Sunday, May 15
Screenplay by Charles Brackett & Billy Wilder, and Walter Reisch, from an original story by Melchior Lengyel
Academy Award nominated: Best Original Story and Best Screenplay
Introduced by Jim Moore, biographer and grandson of screenwriter/producer Charles Brackett.
(1939, Ernst Lubitsch) Bolshevik “special envoy” Greta Garbo keeps bumbling Paris emissaries Iranoff, Buljanoff and Kopalski sweating borscht – until she discovers the joie du chapeau with Count Melvyn Douglas. “Stalin won’t like it.” – New York Times. 35mm. Approx. 110 mins.
Co-presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences