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Crossroads (1942)

Passed  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir  |  July 1942 (USA)
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Diplomat is blackmailed for crimes he committed before he had amnesia.

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Cast

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David Talbot aka Jean Pelletier
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Lucienne Talbot
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Michelle Allaine
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Henri Sarrou
Margaret Wycherly ...
Madame Pelletier
Felix Bressart ...
Dr. Andre Tessier
Sig Ruman ...
Dr. Alex Dubroc
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Prosecuting Attorney
Philip Merivale ...
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Storyline

Diplomat is blackmailed for crimes he committed before he had amnesia.

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July 1942 (USA)  »

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Encrucijada  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Since John H. Kafka was in Hollywood in the 1940s and even wrote some MGM films, it is not known if his onscreen credit for original story is based on his direct contribution to this film, or was due solely to his work on the original 1938 French version. See more »

Goofs

Although the story takes place in 1935, all of the women's fashions and hairstyles are strictly in the 1942 mode, which was significantly different from 1935. See more »

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Version of Carrefour (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

'Til You Return
(1942) (uncredited)
(Published as "Till You Return")
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Howard Dietz
Played during the opening credits
Sung by Claire Trevor (uncredited) at the nightclub (probably dubbed)
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Great Mystery
11 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyed viewing this film on late night television starring William Powell, (David Talbot) a very successful man working for the French Government and happily married to a very beautiful woman named Lucienne Talbot, (Hedy Lamarr). Every thing is going great for this couple until David has an accident and develops amnesia and cannot remember a period of his life for 13 years. Henri Sarrou, (Basil Rathbone) meets up with David Talbot and blackmail's him for a crime he committed under the name of Jean Pelletier several years ago. Henri also has a woman named Michelle Allaine, (Claire Trevor) who also confirms that David is guilt of this crime and seeks thousands of dollars to keep everything quite. This is a great mystery story starring great classic veteran actors.


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