Story Analysis & Ratings:
Lucy says: 2 Pops ~ Painful in how good the good parts were, only to be so bad in the bad parts. A classic example of wonderful short game (scenes) and terrible long game (story structure).
Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 1, Comedy: 3, Romance: 2
Jenny says: 2 Pops ~ So many good moments, such a great heroine, such a waste of great scenes than made so little sense together. Jenny’s rating breakdown: Structure: 1, Comedy: 2, Romance: 2
Blog Poll Rating: 3 Pops
Story: No-nonsense Russian bureaucrat Nina is sent to Paris to shape up some comrades who are selling some jewelry. French playboy count Leon is sent to the comrades to stop the jewelry sale. Opposites attract and Garbo giggles. Release Date: Oct. 6, 1939 Director: Ernst Lubitsch Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, and Walter Reisch. More info at IMDb.