Stars: Albert Préjean, Geymond Vital, Olga Tschechowa Director: René Claire Runtime: 88 Minutes Language: English subtitles - Orchestra music score Color: Black and White Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
THE ITALIAN STRAW HAT (a.k.a Un chapeau de paille d'Italie) (1927)
Directed by René Claire
Cast: Albert Préjean ... Ferdinand Geymond Vital ... Lt. Tavernier Olga Tschechowa ... Anais de Beauperthuis Paul Ollivier ... Uncle Vasinet Alex Allin ... Felix Jim Gérald ... Beauperthuis
On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to avoid her dishonor. All this while he tries to meet the obligations for his marriage. How many things can go wrong on a wedding day? Great comedy.