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Joan of Paris (1942)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  20 January 1942 (USA)
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An RAF squadron is brought down over occupied France. The flyers get to Paris in spite of the fact that the youngest, Baby, is injured. He must be hidden and his wounds cared for. The Gestapo has already issued orders for their arrest.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joan (as Michele Morgan)
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Laird Cregar ...
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Alexander Granach ...
Gestapo Agent
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Baby
Jack Briggs ...
Robin
James Monks ...
Splinter
Richard Fraser ...
Geoffrey
Paul Weigel ...
Janitor
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English Spy
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ...
(as The Robert Mitchell Boychoir)
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Storyline

An RAF squadron is brought down over occupied France. The flyers get to Paris in spite of the fact that the youngest, Baby, is injured. He must be hidden and his wounds cared for. The Gestapo has already issued orders for their arrest.

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Lured By Love Into The Relentless Grip Of The World's Most Dreaded TERROR! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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Release Date:

20 January 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jeanne de Paris  »

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Budget:

$666,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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George Cleveland is listed as a cast member by a modern source, but he is not seen in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Herr Funk: [reading Paul's note] I escaped, but too late. 'Till the lamps of Paris burn once more. Paul.
Herr Funk: [to Joan] And what was he too late for, Joan?
Joan: I don't remember.
Herr Funk: Then try to remember this: by harboring an enemy of the Reich, you have qualified to be shot without trial. That is the law. I know because I made that law. If I choose, I can also break it.
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The film's title, and most of the credits for cast and crew, are shown as labels on a champagne bottle. See more »

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References Les Misérables (1934) See more »

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Don't Let it Bother You
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Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by a chorus in a nightclub
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Not bad but rather slow paced
20 March 2000 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

Overall this is a fairly good movie but it suffers from a rather slow pace. The script should have been "punched-up" a bit so that the story would move faster. There are times when the viewers mind is tempted to wander because of the slow pace. The actors are first rate but deserved better treatment from the script. The scene where a bunch of schoolkids start singing the French National Anthem while Nazi soldiers are storming through their classroom looking for French resisters is so corny as to be painful. But, if you enjoy stories about allied pilots hiding out in occupied territory you will likely enjoy this film.


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