Adorable (film)

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Adorable
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Directed by William Dieterle
Written by Billy Wilder
Robert Liebman
Paul Frank
George Marion Jr.
Jane Storm
Starring Janet Gaynor
Herbert Mundin
Sterling Holloway
Music by Werner R. Heymann
Richard A. Whiting
Cinematography John F. Seitz
Edited byRobert Bischoff
Irene Morra
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • May 19, 1933 (1933-05-19)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Adorable is a 1933 American pre-Code musical comedy film directed by William Dieterle and starring Janet Gaynor as a princess who disguises herself in order to go out socially and have fun, falling in love with a "commoner" in the process. The film also stars Herbert Mundin and Sterling Holloway. It is a remake of the 1931 German romantic comedy Her Grace Commands .

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