Skip to Content




5:20 ONLY

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

Film Forum