Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife.jpg
Directed byErnst Lubitsch
Produced byErnst Lubitsch
Written byCharlton Andrews (translation)
Screenplay byCharles Brackett
Billy Wilder
Based onLa huitième femme de Barbe-Bleue 
by Alfred Savoir
StarringClaudette Colbert
Gary Cooper
Edward Everett Horton
David Niven
Music byWerner R. Heymann
Frederick Hollander
CinematographyLeo Tover
Editing byWilliam Shea
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • March 23, 1938 (1938-03-23)
Running time80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife.jpg
Directed byErnst Lubitsch
Produced byErnst Lubitsch
Written byCharlton Andrews (translation)
Screenplay byCharles Brackett
Billy Wilder
Based onLa huitième femme de Barbe-Bleue 
by Alfred Savoir
StarringClaudette Colbert
Gary Cooper
Edward Everett Horton
David Niven
Music byWerner R. Heymann
Frederick Hollander
CinematographyLeo Tover
Editing byWilliam Shea
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • March 23, 1938 (1938-03-23)
Running time80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife is a 1938 American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, and starring Claudette Colbert and Gary Cooper. The film is based on the French play, La huitième femme de Barbe-Bleue, by Alfred Savoir and the English translation of the play by Charlton Andrews. The screenplay was written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder.[1][2] It is a farce about a millionaire banker and his wife. She teaches him a salutary lesson.

The film is a remake of the 1923 silent version directed by Sam Wood and starring Gloria Swanson.[3]

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

"Here Comes Cookie" by Mack Gordon Sung by Gary Cooper

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eyman, Scott (2000). Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise. JHU Press. p. 385. ISBN 0-801-86558-1. 
  2. ^ eMoviePoster.com
  3. ^ ATAS/UCLA Television Archives. Study Collection (1981). ATAS-UCLA Television Archives Catalog: Holdings in the Study Collection of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences University of California, Los Angeles, Television Archives. Taylor & Francis US. p. 9. ISBN 0-913-17869-1. 

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