Trouble in Paradise
Trouble in Paradise is a 1932 American pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall and featuring Charles Ruggles and Edward Everett Horton. Based on the 1931 play The Honest Finder (A Becsületes Megtaláló) by Hungarian playwright László Aladár, the lead characters are a gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket who join forces to con a beautiful woman who is the owner of a perfume company.
In Venice, Gaston Monescu (Herbert Marshall), a master thief masquerading as a baron, meets Lily (Miriam Hopkins), a beautiful pickpocket posing as a countess. The two fall in love and decide to team up. They leave Venice for Paris.
|author||Ernst Lubitsch Grover Jones Samson Raphaelson|
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films National Film Registry|
|keywords||claim dinner party hug masquerade master thief pickpocket reward|
|musicBy||W. Franke Harling|
|theme||crime comedy gentleman thief romantic comedy|