That Uncertain Feeling

That Uncertain Feeling

Merle Oberon
Director: Ernst Lubitsch Cast: Merle Oberon
Merle Oberon
, Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Douglas
, Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith
Ernst Lubitsch


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Ernst Lubitsch's That Uncertain Feeling was previously filmed by the director in 1925 as Kiss Me Again; both versions were inspired the Victorien Sardou-Emile de Najac bedroom farce Let's Get a Divorce. Six year into her marriage to preoccupied insurance salesman Larry Baker (Melvyn Douglas), Jill Baker (Merle Oberson) develops a case of hiccups. Phlegmatic Freudian psychologist Vengard (Alan Mowbray) suggests that Jill's affliction is caused by marital problems, whereupon she decides to enter into a new relationship with Vengard's star patient, hilariously neurotic concert pianist Sebastian (Burgess Meredith). Magnanimously agreeing to a divorce, Larry nonetheless remains in love with Jill, and she with him. They'll get back together, of course, but not until a multitude of delightful misunderstandings. Outside of Burgess Meredith's brilliant comic performance (obviously patterned on Oscar Levant), the film's highlight finds Larry trying to figure out the gentlest possible way to permit Jill to file for divorce on the grounds of cruelty.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/22/2016
UPC: 0889290423238
Original Release: 1941
Source: Film Detective
Time: 1:24:00
Sales rank: 45,564

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Merle Oberon Jill Baker
Melvyn Douglas Larry Baker
Burgess Meredith Sebastian
Alan Mowbray Dr. Vengard
Olive Blakeney Margie Stallings
Harry Davenport Attorney Jones
Eve Arden Sally
Sig Rumann Mr. Kafka
Richard Carle Butler
Mary Currier Maid
Jean Fenwick Nurse

Technical Credits
Ernst Lubitsch Director,Producer
George Barnes Cinematographer
Alexander Golitzen Art Director
Werner Richard Heymann Score Composer
Horace Hough Asst. Director
Irene Costumes/Costume Designer
Walter Reisch Screenwriter
William Shea Editor
Donald Ogden Stewart Screenwriter

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