|Clothes and the Woman|
|Directed by||Albert de Courville|
|Produced by||Julius Hagen|
|Written by|| Franz Schulz |
F. McGrew Willis
|Starring|| Rod La Rocque |
George E. Stone
|Music by||M. De Wolfe|
|Edited by||Frank Clarke|
|Distributed by||Associated British|
Clothes and the Woman is a 1937 British romance film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Rod La Rocque, Tucker McGuire and Constance Collier. It was made at Elstree Studios.While enjoying a holiday in the resort of Cannes, a young woman meets and falls in love with a man. However, worried that she is too plain she decides to dress more fashionably.
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Albert de Courville (1887–1960) was a director of theatrical revues, many of which featured the actress and singer Shirley Kellogg, whom he married in June 1913. In the 1930s he turned to making films. His two most famous films, both featuring Jessie Matthews were There Goes the Bride (1932) and The Midshipmaid (1932). He also directed The Wrecker, an adaptation of Arnold Ridley’s play of the same name, and Seven Sinners (1936).
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