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Classic Film: Trouble in Paradise

Date(s): November 6, 2008
Time(s): 7pm
Location: Orientation Theater of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Trouble in Paradise (1932, 83 minutes, B&W), directed by Ernst Lubitsch. High class European thief, Gaston Monesque (Hebert Marshall) meets his sould mate, Lily (Miriam Hopkins), a pickpocket masquerading as a countess. The two join forces and become employed by Mme. Colet (Kay Francis), the beautiful owner of Colet perfume company. Gaston works as Mme. Colet's personal secretary under the alias Monsieur Laval. Rumors start to fly as Monsieur Laval steals Mme. Colet away from her other suitors. When the secret of his true identity catches up to him, Gaston is caught between the two beautiful women.

Cosmic Comedies is a collection of classic films that will feature the genres of comedy and science fiction. This classic film series is provided in conjunction with the Beyond the Moon: NASA's Continuing Mission exhibit which opens on September 19.

The Bush Library and the Bush Library Foundation present the Classic Film Series free of charge and invite anyone in the community to attend. Beverages are provided courtesy of Bryan Coca Cola Bottling Company and popcorn is available at no cost. Refreshments are available in the lobby in the hour preceding the start of each movie. Parking is free and plentiful. For more information, please call Tracy at (979) 691-4014.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091