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Joan of Paris (1942)

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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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Complete credited cast:
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Joan (as Michele Morgan)
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Paul Lavallier
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Father Antoine
Laird Cregar ...
Herr Funk
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Mlle. Rosay
Alexander Granach ...
Gestapo Agent
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'Baby'
Jack Briggs ...
Robin
James Monks ...
Splinter
Richard Fraser ...
Geoffrey
Paul Weigel ...
Janitor at Mlle Rosay's
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English Spy
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ...
Group Singers at Church (as The Robert Mitchell Boychoir)
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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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TERROR MARKED THEM FOR ITS QUARRY! Striking drama of a Free-French flier, stalked by the Gestapo in today's darkened Paris...and a girl whose yearning for his arms plunges her, too, into peril! (original poster) 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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$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 »

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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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Don't Let it Bother You
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by a chorus in a nightclub
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An Enjoyable Movie With a Luminous Morgan
10 September 1999 | by (Brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

I have no problem with the casting of Mitchell or Henreid as Frenchmen, or Hans Conreid as a Gestapo agent. This was a generally engaging story of Allied flyers hiding out in German-occupied Paris in World War Two and their attempts to escape aided by Joan, played by the lovely and charming Michele Morgan. Watch for a young Alan Ladd in a small role. Stealing the show is the great Laird Cregar as the chief Gestapo agent. Cregar was a superb actor, but he must have tired of all the evil people he was forced to play owing to his weight; Henreid would get the girl and he'd get slapped. Cregar, a young man, went on a crash diet that apparently lacked needed nutrients - he died suddenly. And it was a shock and great loss to Hollywood, and to us all.


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