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  • Director

    Ernst Lubitsch

  • Starring

    James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden

  • Run Time

    99 mins

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The Shop Around the Corner

Part of the Christmas at Our House! Season


Ernst Lubitsch's deliciously nuanced and graceful romantic comedy from 1940, later remade in 1949 as In the Good Old Summertime and in 1998 as You've Got Mail.
Budapest gift-shop clerk Alfred Kralik (James Stewart) and newly-hired shopgirl Klara Novak (Margaret Sullavan) hate each other almost at first sight. Kralik would prefer the company of the woman with whom he is corresponding by mail but has never met. Novak likewise carries a torch for her male pen pal, whom she also has never laid eyes on. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Kralik and Novak have been writing letters to each other...


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