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The Love Parade

1929

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  • The Love Parade, which Paramount produced in a French-language version also starring Chevalier, is a delightful Ruritanian romance that bests the Berkeley films in terms of scene-for-scene wit and storytelling drive. Something like a cinematic Viennese operetta, it coasts on the charm of film newcomer but already seasoned theater performer MacDonald...

  • Ernst Lubitsch’s first talkie and first operetta, costarring Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald, contains the excitement of movies being reinvented, so that silence as well as sound becomes a brand-new plaything (in contradistinction to silent movies, which usually had musical accompaniment).