Stolen Holiday

Stolen Holiday

Director: Michael Curtiz Cast: Kay Francis, Claude Rains, Ian Hunter

DVD (Remastered / Full Frame)

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Overview

The "Stavisky Affair," a high-level swindling scandal which all but destroyed the French government in the early 1930s, was the unofficial inspiration for Stolen Holiday. Claude Rains plays a suave confidence artist who has wormed his way into top European social and financial circles. When faced with exposure, Rains is protected by governmental and business higher-ups lest they be arrested for complicity in his crimes. Kay Francis plays an ambitious model who marries Rains, but regrets it when she falls in love with Ian Hunter. The real Alexander Stavisky ultimately avoided prosecution by committing suicide. The Hays Office wouldn't stand for that, so Claude Rains' character in Stolen Holiday is conveniently murdered.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/26/2010
UPC: 0883316270431
Original Release: 1937
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:22:00
Sales rank: 35,690

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kay Francis Nicole Picot
Claude Rains Stefan Orloff
Ian Hunter Anthony Wayne
Alison Skipworth Suzanne
Alex D'Arcy Anatole
Betty Lawford Helen Tuttle
Walter Kingsford Francis Chalon
Charles Halton Le Grande
Frank Reicher Ranier
Frank Conroy Dupont
Egon Brecher Deputy Bergery
Kathleen Howard Madame Delphine
Wedgewood Nowell Borel
Robert Strange Prefect of Police

Technical Credits
Michael Curtiz Director
Harry Joe Brown Producer
Warren B. Duff Original Story
Leo F. Forbstein Musical Direction/Supervision
Anton Grot Art Director
Sidney Hickox Cinematographer
Fred Jackman Special Effects
Terrell O. Morse Editor
Orry-Kelly Costumes/Costume Designer
Casey Robinson Screenwriter
Hal B. Wallis Producer

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