The comedy director writes in English, "Dear...Many thanks for your lovely picture. Best Wishes for 1935!." Below his printed name and above "Hollywood" he signs, "E. Lubitsch."
Whether with music, as in MGM's opulent The Merry Widow (1934) and Paramount's One Hour with You (1932), or without, as in Design for Living (1933), Lubitsch continued to specialize in comedy. He also made the antiwar Broken Lullaby (also known as The Man I Killed, (1932).