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3.9
229 Ratings

The Smiling Lieutenant

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
United States, 1931
Comedy, Musical, Romance

Synopsis

Maurice Chevalier’s randy Viennese lieutenant is enamored of Claudette Colbert’s freethinking, all-girl-orchestra-leading cutie. Yet complications ensue when the sexually repressed princess of the fictional kingdom of Flausenthurm, played by newcomer Miriam Hopkins, sets her sights on him.

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The Smiling Lieutenant Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1984

Academy Awards

1932 | Nominee: Best Picture

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