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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo is a 1935 American romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Stephen Roberts, and starred Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, and Colin Clive. The screenplay was written by Nunnally Johnson and Howard Smith, based on play by Ilya Surguchev and Frederick Albert Swan. The film was inspired by the song of the same name, popularised by Charles Coborn.


After World War I, in Monte Carlo a girl lures back the Russian one-time aristocrat who broke the bank, and makes him poor; however, she falls in love with him and follows him


  • Ronald Colman as Paul Gaillard
  • Joan Bennett as Helen Berkeley
  • Colin Clive as Bertrand Berkeley
  • Nigel Bruce as Ivan
  • Frank Reicher as 2nd Assistant Director
  • Lionel Pape as 3rd Assistant Director
  • Ferdinand Gottschalk as Office Man
  • Charles Fallon as Croupier
  • Leonid Snegoff as Nick
  • Montagu Love as Director