The Little Cafe (1931 film)

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Le petit café is a 1931 French-language American Pre-Code musical film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Maurice Chevalier, Yvonne Vallée and Tania Fédor. The film is a foreign-language version of the 1930 film Playboy of Paris, which was based on the play The Little Cafe by Tristan Bernard. Multiple-language versions were common in the years following the introduction of sound film, before the practice of dubbing became widespread. It was shot at the Joinville Studios in Paris.

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Le Petit Café
Directed byLudwig Berger
Written byTristan Bernard (play)
Jacques Bataille-Henri
Vincent Lawrence
Produced byLudwig Berger
StarringMaurice Chevalier
Yvonne Vallée
Tania Fédor
André Berley
CinematographyHenry W. Gerrard
Edited byMerrill G. White
Music byNewell Chase
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
May 8, 1931 (French premiere)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film received a better reception from critics than the English-language version had.[1]