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Bel Ami (1939)

Not Rated | | 1947 (USA)
Shortly after being demobilized, Georges Duroy becomes aware of his power over women in the arms of Rachel, a young singer. Thanks to his good looks and his charming manners and his ... See full summary »

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Shortly after being demobilized, Georges Duroy becomes aware of his power over women in the arms of Rachel, a young singer. Thanks to his good looks and his charming manners and his unabashed cynicism he will rapidly rise to the top by courtesy of women women (Mme Walter, Clotilde, Madeleine), from journalist to member of Parliament to cabinet minister. But it is also the fair sex that will cause his fall in the end. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Bel Ami l'idolo delle donne  »

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Du hast Glück bei den Frau'n, Bel Ami
Music by Theo Mackeben
Lyrics by Hans Fritz Beckmann
Performed by Odeon-Musette-Orchester
Sung by Willi Forst
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Outstanding film music of Theo Mackeben
25 December 2003 | by (Hanover) – See all my reviews

Already before he made this movie Willi Forst was the "Bel Ami" of the UFA era. Through this film, which is clearly one of his very best, we can see him, as he was seen during his most successful time. The movie is dominated by Theo Mackeben's immortal song "Du hast Glück bei den Frauen, Bel Ami" performed by Lizzi Waldmüller.


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