The Boudoir Diplomat (1930)

65 mins | Comedy-drama | 25 December 1930

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HISTORY

The Boudoir Diplomat also was filmed in Spanish, German and French-language versions. For additional information on those films, please consult the entry below for the Spanish-langauge version, Don Juan diplomático, directed by George Melford and starring Miguel Faust Rocha and Lia Torá. ...

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The Boudoir Diplomat also was filmed in Spanish, German and French-language versions. For additional information on those films, please consult the entry below for the Spanish-langauge version, Don Juan diplomático, directed by George Melford and starring Miguel Faust Rocha and Lia Torá.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
7 Dec 1930
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Los Angeles Times
12 Dec 1930
p. 13
New York Times
8 Dec 1930
p. 26
Variety
10 Dec 1930
p. 15
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
WRITERS
Scr
Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Command to Love by Rudolph Lothar and Fritz Gottwald (New York, 20 Sep 1927).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHORS
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Command to Love
Don Juan diplomático
Release Date:
25 December 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 5 Dec 1930; Los Angeles opening: 13 Dec 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
5 December 1930
LP1785
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
6,093
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The ambassador of the Kingdom of Luvaria orders Baron Belmar, his attaché, to win the interest of Mona, wife of the war minister, who opposes a treaty the ambassador very much wants signed. However, his mission is complicated by the fact that Helene, the ambassador's wife, is extremely jealous of every woman he meets, for she was responsible for getting him his appointment as attaché. Belmar, nevertheless, is in love with Greta, who will not marry him until he is proven worthy of her trust. After many narrow escapes from exposure of the personal intrigue, he manages to sway the attentions of Mona, who persuades the war minister to sign the treaty, thus gaining Belmar an appointment as ambassador to Peru and Greta as his ...

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The ambassador of the Kingdom of Luvaria orders Baron Belmar, his attaché, to win the interest of Mona, wife of the war minister, who opposes a treaty the ambassador very much wants signed. However, his mission is complicated by the fact that Helene, the ambassador's wife, is extremely jealous of every woman he meets, for she was responsible for getting him his appointment as attaché. Belmar, nevertheless, is in love with Greta, who will not marry him until he is proven worthy of her trust. After many narrow escapes from exposure of the personal intrigue, he manages to sway the attentions of Mona, who persuades the war minister to sign the treaty, thus gaining Belmar an appointment as ambassador to Peru and Greta as his wife.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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