An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a crooked business scheme.
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"Topaze" the simple minded school teacher, who found it more desirable to be a Master Grafter, conquering political intrigue with Myran Loy, Gloria Stuart, Jobyna Howland. (Print Ad- Register Herald, ((Pine Plains, NY)) 2 March 1933)
Did You Know?
Dr. Topaze says that he and Coco went to see "Women of Passion", which may refer to "Du Barry, Woman of Passion" from 1930 starring Norma Talmadge. She is credited with starting the tradition of celebrity footprints in wet cement at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood, though she did it accidentally. See more
Early in the film, a student tears a calendar page from a wall calendar, indicating a date of 1932, December, Friday the 13th. In actuality, the 13th day of December, 1932 was a Tuesday, not a Friday. See more
But idiots are hard to find, I should think.
Baron Philippe de La Tour-La Tour
Oh no, not in the scientific world.
Version of Topaze
Roses from the South, Waltz op. 388
Music by Johann Strauss
Played as background music during restaurant scene See more