The Girl from Maxim's

The Girl from Maxim's is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Frances Day, Leslie Henson, Lady Tree and Stanley Holloway.[1] It was an adaptation of the 1899 play La Dame de chez Maxim by Georges Feydeau.[2] A French-language version was filmed at the same time under the title La dame de chez Maxim's.

The Girl from Maxim's
Directed byAlexander Korda
Produced byAlexander Korda
Ludovico Toeplitz
Written byHarry Graham
Arthur Wimperis
Based onthe play La Dame de chez Maxim
by Georges Feydeau
StarringLeslie Henson
Frances Day
Stanley Holloway
Music byKurt Schröder
Niklos Schwalb
CinematographyGeorges Périnal
Edited byHarold Young (uncredited)
Distributed byUnited Artists Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • 18 August 1933 (1933-08-18) (UK)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A doctor tries to pass off a singer as his wife in Paris in 1904.


Critical reception

TV Guide called it a "Dull British comedy."[3]


  1. "The Girl From Maxim's".
  2. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter via Google Books.
  3. "The Girl From Maxim's".
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