Love Me Tonight

Synopsis: When Parisienne tailor Maurice Courtelin learns that one of his aristocratic clients, the Viscount Gilbert de Varèze, is a deadbeat who never pays for the merchandise he acquires, he heads off to try and collect what is owed to him. He gets little in the way of cash from the Viscount who is desperate that his uncle, the Duke D'Artelines not learn of his debts. He suggests that Maurice spend a little time at the chateau until the money can be found. The Duke takes an immediate liking to Maurice - who's been introduced as a Baron - but that's not the case for the Princess Jeanette who, after an encounter with him him on the road earlier that day. Over time Jeannette falls in love with him
Director(s): Rouben Mamoulian
Production: Paramount Pictures
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104 min

A thousand thanks, Monsieur Vicomte.

Maurice, it's beautiful!

Just think, with a little cloth

you make a work of art.

Art for your sweetheart.

It's like poetry in a book...

How beautiful I look.

[...] united with a thread.

Romance of the scissors...

So Claire and I can wed!


- Emile, Emile...

- Oh, you're a magician.

Isn't it romantic?

My face is glowing,

I'm energetic.

The art of sewing,

I find poetic.

My needle punctuates

the rhythm of romance.

I don't give a stitch,

if I don't get rich.

A costume tailor,

who has no custom.

Is like a sailor,

no one will trust him.

But there is magic in the music of my shears,

I shed no tears.

Lend me your ears...

Isn't it romantic?

Soon I will have found some girl

that I adore...

Isn't it romantic?

While I sit around,

my love can scrub the floor.

She'll kiss me every hour...

Or she'll get the sack!

And when I take a shower,

she can scrub my back.

Isn't it romantic?

On a moonlight night,

she'll cook me onion soup.

Kiddies are romantic...

And if we don't fight,

we soon will have a troop!

We'll help the population,

It's a duty that we owe to France!

Isn't it romance?

Isn't it romantic...

A very catchy strain.

Isn't it romantic?

Oh, I forgot my cane.

Thank you very much.

I'd better fix your tie.


Isn't it romantic?


Oh no, I need some air.

Isn't it romantic?

At last I've got a fare!

Railroad station!

Not too fast,

I hate to take a chance.

Isn't it romance?

Isn't it romantic...

to drive around the town?

Isn't it romantic?

I think I'll take that down...

A B A G F E D C:

C A B-flat...

Isn't it romantic?

I'll write some words as well.

Isn't it romantic?

Sitting in the train...

The song has got to sell.

Isn't it romance?

Isn't it romantic,

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Samuel Hoffenstein

Samuel "Sam" Hoffenstein (October 8, 1890 - October 6, 1947) was a screenwriter and a musical composer. Born in Russia, he emigrated to the United States and began a career in New York City as a newspaper writer and in the entertainment business. In 1931 he moved to Los Angeles, where he lived for the rest of his life and where he wrote the scripts for over thirty movies. These movies included Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Miracle Man (1932), Phantom of the Opera (1943), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Tales of Manhattan (1942), Flesh and Fantasy (1943), Laura (1944), and Ernst Lubitsch's Cluny Brown (1946). In addition, Hoffenstein, along with Cole Porter and Kenneth Webb, helped compose the musical score for Gay Divorce (1933), the stage musical that became the film The Gay Divorcee (1934). He died in Los Angeles, California. A book of his verse, Pencil in the Air, was published three days after his death to critical acclaim. Another book of his work was published in 1928, titled Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing. The book contained some of his work that had been formerly published in the New York World, the New York Tribune, Vanity Fair, the D. A. C. News, and Snappy Stories. more…

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