Le Silence est d’or (Man about Town). 1947. USA/France. Written and directed by René Clair. In French; intermittent English subtitles. 98 min.
With Maurice Chevalier, François Périer, Marcelle Derrien. Emile is a busy film director who agrees to keep an eye on his best friend’s daughter, the naïve Madeleine. At first Emile can barely be bothered with the girl, but her guileless charms grow on him and he falls in love. The beautiful gowns worn in this film were designed by Christian Dior.