The Blue Idol

  • 1931
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

First Hungarian talkie is, paradoxically, set in America. A down-on-his-luck baron works as a waiter. He wins a share in a farm and tries to marry the girl of his dreams, but is rebuffed as a fortune hunter. The financial straits back in Hungary suddenly clear up and the baron is rich again, and so can marry the girl. No hint can be seen here of the heights...read more

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First Hungarian talkie is, paradoxically, set in America. A down-on-his-luck baron works as a waiter. He wins a share in a farm and tries to marry the girl of his dreams, but is rebuffed as a fortune hunter. The financial straits back in Hungary suddenly clear up and the baron is rich

again, and so can marry the girl. No hint can be seen here of the heights Hungarian cinema would later reach.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: First Hungarian talkie is, paradoxically, set in America. A down-on-his-luck baron works as a waiter. He wins a share in a farm and tries to marry the girl of his dreams, but is rebuffed as a fortune hunter. The financial straits back in Hungary suddenly c… (more)

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