Entertainment Weekly - 07/16/2004
"This beautiful, underrated film is a throwback to the sophisticated romantic comedies of the '20s and early '30s..."
Leaving Hong Kong after a stopover, an American diplomat discovers a stowaway in his stateroom--the Countess Natascha Alexandra, whose family had fled from Russia. Fearful of losing his job he tries to keep his new roomie hidden while they try unsuccessfully to keep from falling in love. This was director Chaplin's final film.
High Seas |
Hong Kong |
Love Affairs |
Slapstick Comedy |
This was Chaplin's first directorial effort in almost 10 years, and the first since 1923 in which he didn't star. The story was supposedly inspired by a trip he made to Shanghai in 1931.
Charlie Chaplin's last film.
Color by Technicolor.
The video includes the original theatrical trailer.