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* DoubleEntendre: Alfred's song "Nobody's Using It Now" (about how he's not getting any because the queen is so busy) is filled with it.


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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Alfred's song "Nobody's Using It Now" (about how he's not getting any because the queen is so busy) is filled with {{double entendre}}s and {{unusual euphemism}}s.
** As well as the few {{fanservice}} moments in Louise's bath scene, there's also the conversation with her ladies-in-waiting, in which, when asked about the dream she had, Louise replies with a smug, knowing grin that she cannot repeat what she saw because, "It wasn't exactly [[EroticDream the sort of dream]] for a queen..."


[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Queen Louise and Prince Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=], directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Queen Louise and Prince Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A ]]

''The Love Parade'' is a
1929 {{Musical}} [[TheMusical Musical]] RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=], Creator/JeanetteMacDonald, directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.


* BathtubScene: Louise bathes in a luxurious marble semi-sunken bathtub, making this akin to a FuroScene.

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* BathtubScene: Louise bathes in a luxurious marble semi-sunken bathtub, making this akin to a FuroScene.bathtub as she chats with her ladies-in-waiting.


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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Most of the opening scene is in French, but the bit where Alfred looks at the camera and says "Her husband!" isn't.


* BilingualBonus: The opening scene, plus Alfred's {{Foreign Language Tirade}}s are all in French without subtitles.

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* BilingualBonus: The opening scene, plus scene and Alfred's {{Foreign Language Tirade}}s are all in French without subtitles.


* BilingualBonus: Particularly entertaining are the times when Alfred lets off steam by ranting in French...after making sure that the person he's with doesn't speak the language.

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* BilingualBonus: Particularly entertaining The opening scene, plus Alfred's {{Foreign Language Tirade}}s are the times when Alfred lets off steam by ranting all in French...after making sure that the person he's with doesn't speak the language.French without subtitles.



* ForeignLanguageTirade: Alfred periodically lets off steam by ranting in French...after making sure that the person he's with doesn't speak the language.



* MsFanservice: In Louise's first scene, she sings while prancing around in a low-cut nightgown with a transparent skirt. Then she takes a bath onscreen (not nude, but showing plenty of skin). Is it any surprise this film is from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra?

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* MsFanservice: In Louise's first scene, she sings while prancing around in a low-cut nightgown with a transparent skirt. Then she takes a bath onscreen (not nude, but onscreen, showing plenty quite a bit of skin).skin in the process. Is it any surprise this film is from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra?


* AtTheOperaTonight: The opening of the royal opera is an important occasion for the queen and prince consort to show off their happy marriage. It doesn't quite work that way.

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* AtTheOperaTonight: The opening of the royal opera is an important occasion for the queen and prince consort to show off their happy marriage. It doesn't quite work out that way.



* DoubleEntendre: Alfred's song "Nobody's Using It Now" (about how he's not getting any) is filled with it.

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* DoubleEntendre: Alfred's song "Nobody's Using It Now" (about how he's not getting any) any because the queen is so busy) is filled with it.



* GenderFlip: The scene where Louise comes back from a hard day of work and Alfred complains that he's bored at home and never sees anyone mimicks a typical conversation between a male breadwinner and a {{Housewife}}.

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* GenderFlip: The scene where Queen Louise comes back from a hard day of work and Prince Alfred complains that he's bored at home and never sees anyone mimicks mimics a typical conversation between a male breadwinner and a {{Housewife}}.



* MsFanservice: Louise first sings "Dream Lover" while prancing around in a low-cut nightgown with a transparent skirt. Then she takes a bath onscreen (not nude, but showing plenty of skin). Is it any surprise this film is from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra?

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* MsFanservice: Louise In Louise's first scene, she sings "Dream Lover" while prancing around in a low-cut nightgown with a transparent skirt. Then she takes a bath onscreen (not nude, but showing plenty of skin). Is it any surprise this film is from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra?



* ShesGotLegs: The movie spends a good amount of time displaying Louise's legs. In addition to to the nightgown with the transparent skirt, the camera [[MaleGaze lingers on her bare leg]] as she dips a toe into her bath to test the water. Later, to prove to the cabinet that a man might want to marry her for reasons beyond the political, she [[ShowSomeLeg hikes up her skirt]] to show them her legs.

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* ShesGotLegs: The movie spends a good amount of time displaying Louise's legs. In addition to to the nightgown with the transparent skirt, the camera [[MaleGaze lingers on her bare leg]] as she dips a toe into her bath to test the water. Later, to prove to the cabinet that a man might want to marry her for reasons beyond the political, she [[ShowSomeLeg hikes up her skirt]] to show them her legs.


[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Queen Louise and Prince Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Queen Louise and Prince Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=].[=MacDonald=], directed by Creator/ErnstLubitsch. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.


[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Louise and Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.

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[[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Queen Louise and Prince Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.


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[[caption-width-right:327:Upstairs: Louise and Alfred. Downstairs: Jacques and Lulu.]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.

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[[caption-width-right:327:Upstairs: [[caption-width-right:300:Upstairs: [[AlphaCouple Louise and Alfred. Alfred]]. Downstairs: [[BetaCouple Jacques and Lulu.Lulu]].]] A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.



Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at [[HenpeckedHusband having to take orders from his royal wife]], though he is forced to [[HappyMarriageCharade keep up appearances]] because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the [[AtTheOperaTonight opening of the royal opera,]] Alfred refuses and announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.

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Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at [[HenpeckedHusband having to take orders from his royal wife]], though he is forced to [[HappyMarriageCharade keep up appearances]] because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the [[AtTheOperaTonight opening of the royal opera,]] Alfred refuses and refuses; he announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.



* PimpedOutDress: Louise wears several, in very RoaringTwenties style.

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* PimpedOutDress: Louise wears several, in very RoaringTwenties in style.


A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.

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[[caption-width-right:327:Upstairs: Louise and Alfred. Downstairs: Jacques and Lulu.]]
A 1929 {{Musical}} RomanticComedy film starring Creator/MauriceChevalier and Jeanette [=MacDonald=]. The music is by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Clifford Grey.


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* DoubleEntendre: Alfred's song "Nobody's Using It Now" (about how he's not getting any) is filled with it.


Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at [[HenpeckedHusband having to take orders from his royal wife]], though he is forced to keep up appearances because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the [[AtTheOperaTonight opening of the royal opera,]] Alfred refuses and announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.

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Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at [[HenpeckedHusband having to take orders from his royal wife]], though he is forced to [[HappyMarriageCharade keep up appearances appearances]] because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the [[AtTheOperaTonight opening of the royal opera,]] Alfred refuses and announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.



* ValuesDissonance: The moral of the story seems to be that a marriage can't be happy unless the man is in charge.

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* BathtubScene: Louise bathes in a luxurious marble semi-sunken bathtub, making this akin to a FuroScene.


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* FairytaleWeddingDress: Queen Louise's [[http://maceddy.com/jeanette-macdonald-the-love-parade-wedding-gown-up-for-auction/ beaded wedding gown.]]


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* GenderFlip: The scene where Louise comes back from a hard day of work and Alfred complains that he's bored at home and never sees anyone mimicks a typical conversation between a male breadwinner and a {{Housewife}}.


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* PimpedOutDress: Louise wears several, in very RoaringTwenties style.
* PortentOfDoom: Alfred says that seeing a cross-eyed person is bad luck for him. On the morning of his wedding, everyone he sees (including the portrait on one of his medals) is cross-eyed.


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* ShesGotLegs: The movie spends a good amount of time displaying Louise's legs. In addition to to the nightgown with the transparent skirt, the camera [[MaleGaze lingers on her bare leg]] as she dips a toe into her bath to test the water. Later, to prove to the cabinet that a man might want to marry her for reasons beyond the political, she [[ShowSomeLeg hikes up her skirt]] to show them her legs.
* ValuesDissonance: The moral of the story seems to be that a marriage can't be happy unless the man is in charge.


Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at having to take orders from his royal wife, though he is forced to keep up appearances because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the opening of the royal opera, Alfred refuses and announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.

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Louise and Alfred marry, but he soon is irked at [[HenpeckedHusband having to take orders from his royal wife, wife]], though he is forced to keep up appearances because of financial negotiations with a foreign power. When he is ordered to attend the [[AtTheOperaTonight opening of the royal opera, opera,]] Alfred refuses and announces he is going to Paris to get a divorce and is cold to the queen's entreaties. But when she offers to make him king, he relents and they find happiness together.



* BetaCouple: Jacques, Alfred's valet, and Lulu, the queen's maid. Alfred's dog and Louise's dog may be said to be the Gamma Couple.
* BilingualBonus: There is a great deal of untranslated French in the movie. Particularly entertaining are the times when Alfred lets off steam by ranting in French...after making sure that the person he's with doesn't speak the language.

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* AtTheOperaTonight: The opening of the royal opera is an important occasion for the queen and prince consort to show off their happy marriage. It doesn't quite work that way.
* BetaCouple: Jacques, Alfred's valet, and Lulu, the queen's maid. Alfred's dog maid, provide a plebeian contrast to the aristocratic AlphaCouple. Alfred and Louise's dog dogs may be said to be the Gamma Couple.
* BilingualBonus: There is a great deal of untranslated French in the movie. Particularly entertaining are the times when Alfred lets off steam by ranting in French...after making sure that the person he's with doesn't speak the language.


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* HappyMarriageCharade: Alfred and Louise have to hide the strain in their relationship to avoid a scandal that could ruin the country.
* HenpeckedHusband: Alfred has to promise to love, honor, and obey Louise. It starts to wear thin very quickly.

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