• The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

The Shop Around the Corner

Release Date: January 12th, 1940

DVD Release Date: October 1st, 2002

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

Production Co: Loew's Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Charming, Transformation, Endearing, Love, Love interest, 1940s, Amusing