The Italian Straw Hat (1927)

Stars: Albert Préjean, Geymond Vital, Olga Tschechowa
Director: René Claire
Runtime: 88 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - Orchestra music score
Color:  Black and White
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR

Price: $16.95

(a.k.a Un chapeau de paille d'Italie)


Directed by René Claire

Albert Préjean  ... Ferdinand
Geymond Vital  ... Lt. Tavernier
Olga Tschechowa  ... Anais de Beauperthuis
Paul Ollivier  ... Uncle Vasinet
Alex Allin  ... Felix
Jim Gérald  ... Beauperthuis

On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to avoid her dishonor. All this while he tries to meet the obligations for his marriage. How many things can go wrong on a wedding day? Great comedy.

English subtitles - 88 minutes

Quality of the 16mm print was only very good.