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Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariett...

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Directed by

Ernst Lubitsch

Written by

Samson Raphaelson (Screenplay)
Aladar Laszlo (Theatre Play)
Grover Jones (Adaptation)
Leo Robin (Lyricist)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

jealousy extramarital affair secretary based on play or musical black and white robbery venice, italy widow pre-code emotions approach

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