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Title The Italian straw hat [(DVD) videorecording] / Albatros presents ; adapted and directed by René Clair ; produced by Alexandre Kamenka.

Edition Deluxe edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Flicker Alley, 2010.
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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, b & w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Stereo.
Language Silent film with English intertitles and optional French or Spanish subtitles and choice of musical accompanyment.
Cast Albert Préjean, Marise Maia, Olga Tschekowa, Alice Tissot, Alexis Bondireff, Vital Geymond.
Credits Camera, Maurice Desfassiaux, Nicholas Roudakoff; music, Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra or Philip Carli.
Summary A bridegroom is riding to his marriage when his horse eats a straw hat hanging on a branch while its owner, a married lady, enjoys a tryst behind the bush with her lover, a fierce hussar. She cannot go home without her hat, so the groom interlaces his wedding with an attempt to find madam a twin chapeau, launching a series of misunderstandings and embarrassments.
Note Special features include silent films, La Tour (Eiffel Tower), Noce en goguette (Fun after the wedding), Leghorn hat (PDF) and the essay, Eugene Labiche, Vaudevillist Member of the Academy by Clair Vincent (PDF)
Subject Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888 -- Film adaptations.
Marc-Michel, M., 1812-1868 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hats -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Bridegrooms -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Videodiscs.
Weddings -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Added Author Clair, René, 1898-1981, director.
Kamenka, Alexandre, producer.
Carli, Philip, composer.
Préjean, Albert, actor.
Maia, Marise, actor.
Tschechowa, Olga, 1896-1980, actor.
Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888. Chapeau de paille d'Italie.
Marc-Michel, M., 1812-1868.
Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.
Films Albatros (Firm)
Flicker Alley (Firm)
Note Original French title: Chapeau de paille d'Italie
Added Title Tour.
Noce en goguette.
ISBN 1893967506
Standard No. 617311675096
Music No. FA0016 Flicker Alley
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