ONE NIGHT OF LOVE (1934):
Opera singer Mary Barrett leaves to study music in Milan, Italy to the disappointment of her family in New York City. Mary gets a job at Cafe Roma, where Giulio Monteverdi, a famous vocal coach, hears her sing. Giulio promises to make Mary a star, if she will allow him to control her life. He also tells her there can't be any romance between the two of them, as that would distract from the process of growing her talent (someone's a tad full of himself!). Mary discovers she has stagefright, as she prepares for a tour of provincial opera houses, however Giulio helps her overcome it. Years later, still under Giulio's tutelage, Mary begins to tire of his dominance and discipline.
DVD-R is in English with no subtitles. Approx. 83 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!
BABY'S LAXATIVE (1931):
In a film designed to poke fun at the values of France's bourgeoisie, Mr. Follavoine seeks to sell unbreakable chamberpots to the French army. In an attempt to close the deal, he invites Chouilloux, an influential official of a Ministry, to dinner to discuss putting his chamberpots on the market. But on that same day, Follavoine's son is constipated and Mrs. Follavoine can't make him take his laxative. From that point on, nothing goes as planned.
DVD-R is in French with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 51 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!