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Midnight (Universal Cinema Classics)
Universal Cinema Classics
Actors: Charles Brackett, Claudette Colbert, John Barrymore, Don Ameche, Mary Astor
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Genres: Comedy
NR     2008     1hr 34min

Although Hollywood's golden year of 1939 is best remembered for Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz, it was also a banner year for sophisticated screen comedy, and Mitchell Leisen's Midnight is a deliciously prime exam...  more »


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Actors: Charles Brackett, Claudette Colbert, John Barrymore, Don Ameche, Mary Astor
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Genres: Comedy
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 04/22/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 34min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 11
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French

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Movie Reviews

CelticWomanFanPiano | 03/22/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie was at first reminiscent to me of "Easy Living" with Jean Arthur, in that all of a sudden a poor girl ends up being mistaken for being wealthy and eases into high society. However, there are so many twists and turns in this plot, that I was at the edge of my seat. Claudette Colbert, who is probably one of the most natural actresses ever, portrays an American who ends up penniless in Paris. By chance she walks into an elite concert and is mistaken for a Baroness. Seeing this as his opportunity to gain back the affection of his wandering wife, rather than unmasking her, this ultra well-to-do fellow encourages her in her charade and better yet, foots the bill! However, the hard working poor guy is in the picture as well in the form of Don Ameche. And you'll have to watch the movie to figure out the ending. But you won't regret the time spent on it!"