The Shop Around the Corner

by Ernst Lubitsch 1h37min United States 1940
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The Shop Around the Corner
by Ernst Lubitsch

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

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  • James Stewart : Alfred Kralik
  • Frank Morgan : Hugo Matuschek
  • Margaret Sullavan : Klara Novak
  • And with: Félix Bressart, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden, William Tracy, Inez Courtney, Charles Smith, Mary Carr, Mabel Colcord


  • Director Ernst Lubitsch
  • Scenario Ben Hecht, Samson Raphaelson
  • Original work author Nikolaus László
  • Photo director William H. Daniels
  • Set Design Edwin B. Willis
  • Sound Douglas Shearer
  • Editing Gene Ruggiero
  • Original music Werner Richard Heymann
  • Producer Ernst Lubitsch
  • Production Compagny Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1940
  • Release date for France08/10/1945
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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