Films By Rouben Mamoulian

BECKY SHARP, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was the first feature film shot in full colour, that is, in three-strip Technicolor. ... Loosely based on William Thackeray's VANITY FAIR. BECKY SHARP was hailed as "a momentous event... a gallant and distinguished outpost in an almost unchartered domain". ... Such acclaim aside, the film quickly sank into obscurity. By I943 original nitrate prints of BEC... Read more
Love Me Tonight (1932) has been described as Rouben Mamoulian's first flawless masterpiece. This musical is based on a play by Leopold Marchand and Paul Armont. The screenplay was written by Samuel Hoffenstein and the lyrics by Rodgers and Hart. The nine songs are integrally linked with a brilliantly witty script that is cast in the conventions of Thirties musical comedy, and sends them up at the ... Read more
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