The Love Parade
is a 1929 musical comedy
film. The plot concerns the romantic difficulties of Queen Louise of Sylvania (Jeanette MacDonald
) and her new husband, Count Alfred (Maurice Chevalier
). Though Count Alfred promises to be a docile husband at the wedding during their vows, he quickly regrets his decision when unable to make orders that will be obeyed and becomes bored. Threatening to leave for Paris, he is only deterred by Queen Louise when she gives him the equivalent of a king's power. At this point, the film ends.
The film was written by Guy Bolton and Ernest Vajda, from the play The Prince Consort, written by Jules Chancel and Leon Xanrof. The film was directed by Ernst Lubitsch. This film is notable for being both the film debut of Jeanette MacDonald and the first "talkie" film by Ernst Lubitsch.
List of songs