This 1934 movie was adapted by bess meredyth from the play the firebrand of florence by edwin justus mayer. The affairs of cellini 1934 cast and crew moviefone. The duchess tries to trick cellini into romancing her, but he escapes from the. The duchess has her eye on the goldsmith cellini fredric march, while the duke fancies cellini s model angela fay wray. Opening this week top box office coming soon to theaters weekend earnings certified fresh movies.
The affairs of cellini 1934, with frederic march and fay wray pre. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing the affairs of cellini near you. The affairs of cellini 1934 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Frank morgan, constance bennett and fredric march in the film. The affairs of cellini is an 80minute bedroom farce set in 16th century florence, of all things.
It was very loosely adapted from the firebrand of florence, a stage play by edwin justus mayer, who based his work on the life. With constance bennett, fredric march, frank morgan, fay wray. The affairs of cellini is based on edwin justus mayers popular stage play the firebrand, which in turn was based on the life and times of renaissance artistpolitical reactionary benvenuto cellini. It is known as the affairs of cellini and is the film transcription of edwin. The only real plus for the film is the nice and jovial performance by frank morgan. The affairs of cellini 1934 ganzer film deutsch film online. Zanuck and starring constance bennett, fredric march, frank morgan, fay wray, vince barnett, jessie ralph, louis calhern, jay eaton,and more. They just dont make romantic comedies like they used to.
Historical movies fall into one of three categories. The film was adapted by bess meredyth from the play the firebrand of florence by edwin justus mayer. The affairs of cellini the affairs of cellini 1934. Alessandro, the duke of florence morgan is about to condemn benvenuto cellini march to. Breen commented, however, in the script submitted to us, cellini, and both the duke and the duchess, are made out to be libidinous persons who engage themselves in promiscuous sexuality. According to a news item, in jan 1934, darryl zanuck changed the title of the film from affairs of cellini back to the title of the play, the firebrand. The affairs of cellini 1934 film en francais cast et.
Set against the rich lushness of the florence renaissance, the story follows the artist as he woos the town duchess. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. The affairs of cellini 1934 james higgins 20100214 constance bennetts performance may not ring true, but frank morgan more than makes up for it and he gives a delightful performance. Alessandro, the duke of florence morgan is about to condemn benvenuto cellini. Benvenuto cellini fredric march is a goldsmith, artist, womanizer and swashbuckler known throughout florence, italy. The film was adapted by bess meredyth from the play the. Fredric march plays the tempestuous, amorous cellini, who spends as much time in swordplay with jealous husbands as he does in his artists loft. The affairs of cellini regarder des films avec soustitres francais gratuitement. Constance bennett, frank morgan, and fay wray also star in the film. To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our website, which has the same tickets as our fandango. This odd comedic swashbuckler sits right near the start of the directors great run of films up to 1941s. The duchess tries to trick cellini into romancing her, but he escapes from the palace with. According to a 1934 newspaper article, constance bennett wore 20 costumes in the film. When he enters the royal palace of the medicis, he instantly has eyes for the duchess of florence constance bennett, who openly returns his ardor.
The affairs of cellini dvdr 1934 twentieth century. A list of american feature films released in 1934 it happened one night won best picture at the 7th academy awards on february 27, 1935. In traditional screwball comedies, the various paramours and ingenues, schemers and hapless bystanders really didnt have anything greater at risk than their own hearts and possibly their social standing. All the affairs of cellini movie posters,high res movie posters image for the affairs of cellini. While very predictable, the film does offer a few laughs such as the remarks and comments about angelas ugly mother. Alessandro, the duke of florence morgan is about to condemn benvenuto cellini march to death, but the duchess bennett persuades him to spare the. Fredric march stars in this biography of 16th century sculptor benvenuto cellini. The 16thcentury sculptor woos the duchess of florence despite the duke. The affairs of cellini produced by darryl zanuck for the fledgling 20th century studio, this inspired wisp of hollywood candyfloss 1934, 80 min.
New york times subscribers enjoy full access to timesmachineview over 150. Biografia lui benvenuto cellini, urmarita prin aventurile lui amoroase cu modelul sau angela. The affairs of cellini 1934 cast and crew benvenuto cellini fredric march is a goldsmith, artist, womanizer and swashbuckler known throughout florence, italy. Some strive for meticulous accuracy, some leaven accuracy with a few liberties. Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. The affairs of cellini 1934 full movie german the affairs of cellini 1934 deutschland the affairs of cellini 1934 kompletter film. The affairs of cellini streaming complet film vf en. The affairs of cellini 1934 is a comedy film set in florence over 400 years ago. Trying to avoid a death sentence for murder and his other amorous adventures, cellini attempts to navigate the machinations of the italian royalty and bring about a happy end for everyone. Constance bennett and frank morgan in the affairs of cellini 1934 fredric march in the affairs of cellini 1934 fredric. My problem with this film and others like it is that so much energy and time and money is spend on sets and costumes that the rest of the film usually suffers. With joan fontaine, george brent, dennis okeefe, walter abel. The affairs of cellini 1934 the movie database tmdb.719 1229 1511 1036 665 130 553 1507 804 1060 1509 1110 1433 1174 841 847 262 299 445 1085 100 313 50 716 1630 743 687 187 485 176 442 215 966 945 87 459 1406 810 32 255 298 787 21