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Joan of Paris (1942)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, War | 20 January 1942 (USA)
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

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Joan (as Michele Morgan)
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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 ...
Choir (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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Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 January 1942 (USA)  »

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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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Trivia

Cary Grant turned down the role of Paul Lavallier. See more »

Quotes

Herr Funk: Thank you, Sergeant, you gave what little information you had quite intelligently.
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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 »

Soundtracks

La Marseillaise
(1792) (uncredited)
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Sung a cappella by Mlle. Rosay's students
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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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