N.p. Rene Clair Productions, 1942. Vintage French film program from the 1942 film.
On the heels of his success as the screenwriter for the Marx Brothers' "A Day at the Races" and "A Night at the Opera," Robert Pirosh and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Marc Connelly collaborated on this adaptation of Thorne Smith's posthumously published 1942 novel, "The Passionate Witch," for French director Rene Clair, a classic of the screwball style, starring Veronica Lake and Fredric March.
Shot on location in California.
Near Fine with light toning over all.
Criterion Collection 676. Weldon 1996.