Mademoiselle Modiste (1926)

Comedy-drama | 21 March 1926

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HISTORY

For information on other adaptations of the Victor Herbert-Henry Blossom operetta, see the entry for the 1931 First National film Kiss Me Again , directed by William A. Seiter and starring Bernice Clair and Edward Everett ... More Less

For information on other adaptations of the Victor Herbert-Henry Blossom operetta, see the entry for the 1931 First National film Kiss Me Again , directed by William A. Seiter and starring Bernice Clair and Edward Everett Horton. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
9 May 1926.
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New York Times
26 Apr 1926
p. 25.
Variety
28 Apr 1926
p. 48.
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LITERARY
Based on the operetta Mlle. Modiste , book and lyrics by Henry Blossom, music by Victor Herbert (New York, 25 Dec 1905).
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 March 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Corinne Griffith Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
26 April 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22634
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,230
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Hiram Bent, a St. Louis hat dealer, goes to Paris with his conservative, prudish wife. At a fashion show, Madame Claire fails to interest them and sends for Fifi, a particularly successful model and saleswoman who makes a large sale and wins Hiram's admiration. While delivering a hat to the fiancée of Étienne Du Beauvray, Fifi complains to an officer (actually Étienne) about his horse destroying the hat; so Fifi is forced to improvise a hat for Marianne. Later, Étienne meets Fifi at the salon, and a romance develops. Impressed by her sales ability, Bent buys out Madame Claire and establishes Fifi as "Mademoiselle Modiste." Étienne, suspicious of ent's activities, challenges him to a duel, but the misunderstanding is soon cleared up and Fifi is happily united with ... +


Hiram Bent, a St. Louis hat dealer, goes to Paris with his conservative, prudish wife. At a fashion show, Madame Claire fails to interest them and sends for Fifi, a particularly successful model and saleswoman who makes a large sale and wins Hiram's admiration. While delivering a hat to the fiancée of Étienne Du Beauvray, Fifi complains to an officer (actually Étienne) about his horse destroying the hat; so Fifi is forced to improvise a hat for Marianne. Later, Étienne meets Fifi at the salon, and a romance develops. Impressed by her sales ability, Bent buys out Madame Claire and establishes Fifi as "Mademoiselle Modiste." Étienne, suspicious of ent's activities, challenges him to a duel, but the misunderstanding is soon cleared up and Fifi is happily united with Étienne. +

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