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The Shop Around the Corner

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Alfred Kralik (James Stewart) and Klara Novak (Margaret Sullavan) are employees at Matuschek and Company, a general store in Budapest. Klara and Alfred are constantly at odds with each other, butting heads and disagreeing on almost everything. Both are enamored of their respective pen pals, who serve as welcome distractions in their lives. Little do they know, they are each the other's pen pal and, despite outward differences, have unwittingly fallen in love through their letters.

Cast: Margaret Sullavan , James Stewart , Frank Morgan , Joseph Schildkraut , Sara Haden , Felix Bressart , William Tracy , Inez Courtney

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Release Date: January 12th, 1940|1 hr. 37 min.

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