Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1937. Vintage reference photograph of Ernst Lubitsch from the set of the 1938 film. Mimeo snipe on verso.

Based on the 1921 French play "La Huitieme Femme de Barbe-Bleue" by Alfred Savoir. Previously Filmed as a silent film in 1923, now lost, directed by Sam Wood, and starring Gloria Swanson and Huntley Gordon.

The first of many collaborations between screenwriters Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder.

Nicole (Claudette Colbert) marries the wealthy American businessman Michael Brandon (Gary Cooper), only to learn he has been married seven times before, and she is determined that there will not be a ninth.

8 x 10 inches. Faint diagonal crease near top, else Near Fine.

Byrge and Miller, The Screwball Comedy Films: A History and Filmography, 1934-1942.


[Book #150532]

Price: $350.00