History Film / TroubleInParadise

9th Sep '15 7:18:36 AM jayoungr
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* ConspicuousConsumption: The filthy-rich Mariette spends 125,000 francs on a diamond-encrusted handbag.

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* ConspicuousConsumption: The filthy-rich Mariette spends 125,000 francs on a diamond-encrusted [[GemEncrusted diamond-encrusted]] handbag.



* GratuitousForeignLanguage:

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* GratuitousForeignLanguage:GratuitousForeignLanguage: Gaston and Lily are apparently both {{Omniglot}}s.



* HaveWeMet: Hilariously played with; Francois is quite insistent that he's never met Gaston before. Then he remembers where he *does* know him from.

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* HaveWeMet: Hilariously played with; Francois is quite insistent that he's never met Gaston before. Then he remembers where he *does* ''does'' know him from.



* KarmaHoudini: The protagonists are crooks and don't get caught. At the time. this was a violation of UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode and caused the film to be withdrawn from circulation and was not seen again until 1968.
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Beginnings are always difficult", says Gaston, about four minutes into the movie. He's talking about how to start a fancy dinner.

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* KarmaHoudini: The protagonists are crooks and don't get caught. At the time. this This was a violation of UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode and caused the film to be withdrawn from circulation and circulation; it was not seen again until 1968.
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Beginnings are always difficult", difficult," says Gaston, about four minutes into the movie. He's talking about how to start a fancy dinner.



* RunningGag: "I have a confession to make"

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* RunningGag: "I have a confession to make"make..."
5th Sep '15 7:03:31 PM nombretomado
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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States NationalFilmRegistry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States NationalFilmRegistry UsefulNotes/NationalFilmRegistry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
10th Aug '15 7:04:08 AM jayoungr
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''Trouble in Paradise'' is a 1932 [[UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief, Gaston Montenescu (Marshall) and Lily, his lady pickpocket partner and lover (Hopkins), join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner, Mariette Colet (Francis).

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''Trouble in Paradise'' is a 1932 [[UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra code]] pre-code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief, Gaston Montenescu (Marshall) and Lily, his lady pickpocket partner and lover (Hopkins), join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner, Mariette Colet (Francis).
2nd Aug '15 8:52:21 AM pratchettgaiman
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* DirtyCommies: in this case quite literally: an extremely grubby guy with a Russian accent uses Mariette's solicitation of people claiming to have found her handbag as an opportunity to harangue her in Russian about what Trotsky said about the rich.
23rd Jan '15 7:08:02 PM gallium
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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Beginnings are always difficult", says Gaston, about four minutes into the movie.

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Beginnings are always difficult", says Gaston, about four minutes into the movie. He's talking about how to start a fancy dinner.
23rd Jan '15 6:51:59 PM gallium
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* InLoveWithTheMark: Gaston falls in love with Mariette, who was supposed to be the victim of his scheme.
23rd Jan '15 6:23:03 PM gallium
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'''''Trouble in Paradise''''' is a 1932 pre-[[UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner.

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'''''Trouble ''Trouble in Paradise''''' Paradise'' is a 1932 pre-[[UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode [[UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief thief, Gaston Montenescu (Marshall) and a Lily, his lady pickpocket partner and lover (Hopkins), join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner.
owner, Mariette Colet (Francis).



%%* BatmanGambit: Gaston does this anytime he believes someone might recognize him. (deactivated: zero context)
* BookEnds: The movie starts and finishes with [[spoiler:Gaston and Lily showing the other what they have stolen from each other and then kissing.]]

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%%* BatmanGambit: Gaston does this anytime he believes someone might recognize him. (deactivated: zero context)

* BookEnds: The movie starts and finishes with [[spoiler:Gaston Gaston and Lily showing the other what they have stolen from each other and then kissing.]]



* ConspicuousConsumption

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* ConspicuousConsumptionConspicuousConsumption: The filthy-rich Mariette spends 125,000 francs on a diamond-encrusted handbag.



* GentlemanThief: Gaston.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In the opening credits the words 'Trouble in' appear and then a bed before the word 'paradise,' subliminally indicating that sex is at least part of the film's plot. It was done so subtly for the time that censors didn't notice it until the film's attempted re-release in 1935.
* GiveMeBackMyWallet

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* GentlemanThief: Gaston.
Gaston, who is witty and charming and urbane.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In the opening credits the words 'Trouble in' appear and then a bed before the word 'paradise,' subliminally indicating that sex is at least part of the film's plot. It was done so subtly for the time that censors didn't notice it until the film's attempted re-release in 1935.
1935.
--> '''Gaston''': Madame Colet, if I were your father, which fortunately I am not, and you made any attempt to handle your own business affairs, I would give you a good spanking - in a business way, of course.\\
'''Mariette''': What would you do if you were my secretary?\\
'''Gaston''': The same thing.\\
'''Mariette''': [[smiles]] You're hired.
* GiveMeBackMyWalletGiveMeBackMyWallet: Lily and Gaston are constantly catching each other stealing things.


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* InLoveWithTheMark: Gaston falls in love with Mariette, who was supposed to be the victim of his scheme.


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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: "Beginnings are always difficult", says Gaston, about four minutes into the movie.


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* OutlawCouple: After meeting and falling in love in Venice at the start of the movie, Lily and Gaston are a con artist team.


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* {{Ruritania}}: Lily says that "King Boris of Alconia" has spotted her in Venice.


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* StealingFromTheTill: The biggest surprise comes when Gaston figures out that Adolph Giron, adviser to the Colet family for decades and director of Mariette's company, has been embezzling for years.
15th Feb '14 2:15:37 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Trouble in Paradise''''' is a 1932 pre-[[UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner.

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'''''Trouble in Paradise''''' is a 1932 pre-[[UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode code]] RomanticComedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch Creator/ErnstLubitsch and starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall. A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner.
6th Jan '14 2:26:54 PM eroock
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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States NationalFilmRegistryby the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States NationalFilmRegistryby NationalFilmRegistry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
6th Jan '14 2:26:05 PM eroock
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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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In 1991, ''Trouble in Paradise'' was selected for preservation by the United States National Film Registry by NationalFilmRegistryby the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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