Loew's Inc. released The Shop Around The Corner on January 12, 1940. Ernst Lubitsch directed the film starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, and Frank Morgan.
Twentieth Century Fox released Cluny Brown on June 2, 1946. Ernst Lubitsch directed the film starring Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, and Peter Lawford.
Film and Plot Synopsis Cluny Brown takes place in 1938 England on the verge of a new war. Czech Professor Adam Belinski escapes his homeland and Hitler’s persecution for the safety in England. Cluny Brown is free-spirited orphan niece of a plumber who is secretly learning her uncle’s trade. Adam and Cluny have a chance meeting at the London apartment of Hilary Ames who’s sink is clogged. Cluny’s uncle doesn’t know she’s there to fix the plumbing, but when he finds her, he angrily sends her off to be a servant at Friars Carmel Manor in the English countryside. It’s there that Cluny meets Adam again when he arrives there as a guest at the manor. Belinski quickly falls in love with Cluny, and tries to keep her from marrying a dull shopkeeper named Mr. Wilson. Buy the Film *As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. ‘Cluny Brown’ Movie Summary The summary below contains spoilers. In Cluny Brown, Czech Professor Adam Belinski (Charles Boyer), a famed writer in support of global freedom, finds himself ostracized from his native land in June 1938. He winds up in England where he’s free from Hitler’s persecution. Also in London is a …
The Criterion Collection released Cluny Brown to Blu-ray on September 17, 2019. Ernst Lubitsch directed the film starring Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, and Peter Lawford.
The Criterion Collection has announced that they are adding the war comedy To Be Or Not To Be to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases.