Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

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Charles
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Valerie de Rossac
George Zucco ...
Vicomte Ribaud
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Father Michel
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Governor of New Orleans
Stanley Fields ...
Tambour
Dick Purcell ...
Alexander
John Miljan ...
Pierre Brugnon
Ivan F. Simpson ...
Guizot
William Tannen ...
Pierre
Bunty Cutler ...
Julie
Claude King ...
Monsieur Dubois
Cecil Cunningham ...
Governor's Wife
Joe Yule ...
Maurice
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. Charles, Duc de Villiers, a political enemy of the king, is also aboard posing as a bondsman. Charles is bought by Marianne's plantation manager and she is quickly taken by Charles' charm. Marianne soon discovers Charles' true-identity and she sets him free, before the French officers find him. Marianne decides to sail back to Paris with the Police Captain on the ship, 'New Moon', but they must first stop at Martinique. After Martinique, the ship is invaded by pirates. Marianne is shocked to see that Charles is the leader. That night, a fierce storm occurs, and everyone is ship-wrecked. Now, Charles is the leader and the fun begins... Written by Kelly

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HEAR THEM SING THESE LOVED MELODY FAVORITES! - "Love Come Back To Me" - "One Kiss" - "Paree" - "Stout Hearted Men" - "Wanting You"" - Other Great SIGMUND ROMBERG Melodies! See more »


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28 June 1940 (USA)  »

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Lover Come Back  »

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One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Quotes

Charles Duc de Villiers: Anger makes you very charming, mademoiselle.
Marianne de Beaumanoir: Patronizing makes you very boring, monsieur.
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Version of Great Performances: The New Moon (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Lover, Come Back to Me
(1928) (uncredited)
Music by Sigmund Romberg
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Played during the opening and end credits
Performed by Jeanette MacDonald
Duet later performed by Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy
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Valid observation
8 August 2002 | by (yardley pa) – See all my reviews

Particle physicists, cosmologists, and philosophers are not of one mind respecting whether our universe be eternal or not. The poet who noted that a thing of beauty is a joy forever seems to have made an eternally valid observation. New Moon features a duet by Jeannette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy of "LOVER COME BACK..."


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