Mimi (1935 film)
Mimi is a 1935 British romance film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Gertrude Lawrence and Diana Napier. Set in nineteenth century Paris, the screenplay concerns a composer who is inspired by a young woman he encounters. The film is based on the novel La Vie de Bohème by Henri Murger.
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by||Jack Davis Jr. |
Henri Murger (novel)
|Starring||Douglas Fairbanks Jr. |
|Music by||G.H. Clutsam|
|Cinematography||Jack E. Cox|
|Edited by||Leslie Norman|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
|29 March 1935|
Writing for The Spectator, Graham Greene described the film as evoking a "happy juvenility" and attributed its success to the superior acting skills of Fairbanks and Lawrence, and to the wardrobe designed by Doris Zinkeisen.
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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