The Shop Around the Corner

Lynn’s Druthers Marathon, part 6

Title: The Shop Around the Corner
Year: 1940
Length: 99 minutes
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Writer: Samson Raphaelson, based on a play by Miklós László
Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan
Music: Werner R. Heymann
I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Synopsis: two people who dislike each other are in love via anonymous correspondence

My reaction
Concept:2/4 (Indifferent)
Story:3/4 (Good)
Characters:4/4 (Great)
Dialog:4/4 (Great)
Pacing:4/4 (Great)
Cinematography:2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design:2/4 (Indifferent)
Acting:3/4 (Good)
Music:2/4 (Indifferent)
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, 4/4 (Great)). What a lovely surprise. Sweet, and very funny.
Objective Rating (Average):3/4 (Good)


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