History Film / ThatLadyInErmine

2nd Mar '16 1:10:10 AM Mdumas43073
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An adaptation of a German {{Operetta}}, that was previously adapted into a stage play and a silent film. It starred BettyGrable, DouglasFairbanksJr, and CesarRomero.

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An A 1948 adaptation of a German {{Operetta}}, that was operetta, which had previously been adapted into a stage play and a silent film. It starred BettyGrable, DouglasFairbanksJr, Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and CesarRomero.
Cesar Romero.
16th Jun '15 3:51:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The endings of the previous versions [[spoiler:had Angelina getting back together with her husband. TwentiethCenturyFox executives thought that it would mean Angelina got away with infidelity, even though it was Francesca romancing the Colonel through a dream, so the ending was changed to Angelina and the Colonel getting together]].



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: In several countries, this film doesn't have a DVD release. It's available in many countries in Europe.
19th Aug '14 3:18:38 PM Prfnoff
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This film was the last of ErnstLubitsch, who died just over a week after filming started. OttoPreminger took over, but asked not to be given a directorial credit out of respect for Lubitsch.

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This film was the last of ErnstLubitsch, Creator/ErnstLubitsch, who died just over a week after filming started. OttoPreminger Creator/OttoPreminger took over, but asked not to be given a directorial credit out of respect for Lubitsch.
16th Aug '13 1:46:40 PM ShadowHog
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* RuleOfSymbolism: InUniverse. When appealing to the 16th century invaders, Francesca wears an ermine coat to show her noble lineage, and bare feet (although with lack of FootFocus) to show she's being humble.

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* RuleOfSymbolism: InUniverse. When appealing to the 16th century invaders, Francesca wears an ermine coat to show her noble lineage, and bare feet (although with lack of FootFocus) to show she's being humble.
6th Jan '12 11:02:05 AM DragonQuestZ
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** The way the ermine coat is cut also seems designed to show off her lower legs.
21st Dec '11 12:56:42 PM DragonQuestZ
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Hope comes instead from a supernatural force. Francesca "The Lady in Ermine", a previous countess from three centuries ago had saved the castle before from invaders, wearing nothing but an ermine coat. The other ghosts in the castle appear and call on Francesca's spirit to once again save the day. It turns out Francesca's legendary act, and how she plans to save this nation again, aren't as simple as it seems.

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Hope comes instead from a supernatural force. Francesca "The Lady in Ermine", a previous countess from three centuries ago had saved the castle before from invaders, wearing nothing but an ermine coat.coat; even her feet were bare. The other ghosts in the castle appear and call on Francesca's spirit to once again save the day. It turns out Francesca's legendary act, and how she plans to save this nation again, aren't as simple as it seems.
21st Dec '11 11:50:35 AM MarkLungo
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Hope comes instead from a supernatural force. Francesca "The Lady in Ermine", a previous countess from three centuries ago had saved the castle before from invaders, wearing nothing but an ermine coat and bare shoes. The other ghosts in the castle appear and call on Francesca's spirit to once again save the day. It turns out Francesca's legendary act, and how she plans to save this nation again, aren't as simple as it seems.

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Hope comes instead from a supernatural force. Francesca "The Lady in Ermine", a previous countess from three centuries ago had saved the castle before from invaders, wearing nothing but an ermine coat and bare shoes.coat. The other ghosts in the castle appear and call on Francesca's spirit to once again save the day. It turns out Francesca's legendary act, and how she plans to save this nation again, aren't as simple as it seems.
21st Dec '11 10:09:09 AM DragonQuestZ
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The endings of the previous versions [[spoiler:had Angelina getting back together with her husband. TwentiethCenturyFox executives thought that it would mean Angelina got away with infidelity, even though it was Francesca romancing the Colonel through a dream, so the ending was changed to Angelina and the Colonel getting together.]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: The endings of the previous versions [[spoiler:had Angelina getting back together with her husband. TwentiethCenturyFox executives thought that it would mean Angelina got away with infidelity, even though it was Francesca romancing the Colonel through a dream, so the ending was changed to Angelina and the Colonel getting together.]]together]].



* PrettyInMink: The eponymous ermine coat, and Angelina wears a whiter ermine coat, hat, and muff at the end.

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* PrettyInMink: The eponymous ermine coat, and at the end, Angelina wears a whiter white ermine coat, hat, and muff [[spoiler:which effectively became a wedding dress at the end.end]].
21st Dec '11 6:31:41 AM Prfnoff
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This film was the last of ErnstLubitsch, who died just over a week after filming started. OttoVonPreminger took over, but asked not to be given a directorial credit out of respect for Lubitsch.

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This film was the last of ErnstLubitsch, who died just over a week after filming started. OttoVonPreminger OttoPreminger took over, but asked not to be given a directorial credit out of respect for Lubitsch.
21st Dec '11 1:39:26 AM DragonQuestZ
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: In several countries, this film doesn't have a DVD release. It's available in many countries in Europe.
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