#505: Trouble in Paradise

8gsvdg2faahdpufdyjvtwlo38ex#505 – Trouble in Paradise, 1932, Ernst Lubitsch

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette’s personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.

#531: Vampyr

m7bkgew06cgw5512wukfghlswgl#531 – Vampyr, (Vampyr – Der Traum des Allan Grey), 1932, Carl Theodor Dreyer

Traveler Allan Gray arrives in the village of Courtempierre and takes lodgings in a small inn. Gray has a great interest in the supernatural, particularly vampires. He’s barely settled in when he feels a sinister force descending upon him. In the night an old man enters his room to tell him ‘she must not die’. One of the old man’s daughters, Leone, has been bitten by a vampire. In order to break the curse, Gray and Leone’s sister Gisele must find the original vampire and drive a stake through her heart.