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Reunion in France (1942)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, War | 25 December 1942 (USA)
Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country.

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Robert Cortot
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Schultz
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General Hugo Schroeder
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Ulrich Windler
Ann Ayars ...
Juliette
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Durand
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Paul Grebeau
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Emile Fleuron
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Anton Stregel (as Howard da Silva)
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Honoré
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Martin
Edith Evanson ...
Genevieve
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Captain (as Ernest Dorian)
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Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer, Pat Talbot, and attempts to get him safely out of the country. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Thrilling Romance Of The Underground Revolt ! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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Reunion  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Howard Da Silva, who played the Nazi secret agent in a street scene, would later play MGM boss Louis B. Mayer in the film version of star Joan Crawford's life, Mommie Dearest (1981). See more »

Quotes

Michelle 'Mike' de la Becque: Being safe isn't nearly as important in this world as it used to be.
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Featured in The John Wayne Anthology (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be Glad When You're Dead (You Rascal You)
(1931) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Spo-De-Odee
Played by a negro band in the nightclub and sung by Buck Woods
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A nice surprise
13 November 2015 | by (Derry, Ireland) – See all my reviews

Crawford is excellent as a rich French bitch who discovers her patriotism and a slightly softer side to her character when Hitler invades France. John Wayne is the American flyer she gets involved with. The movie is "Reunion in France", a very early Jules Dassin, and it's a good one even if it does fall short of classic status. The plot involves Crawford's suspicions that her fiancée Philip Dorn is a Nazi collaborator, while at the same time helping Wayne escape from the Gestapo and Dassin rings a good deal of suspense from it. The first-rate supporting cast includes John Carradine, Albert Basserman, Henry Daniel, Reginald Owen and in a small and uncredited part of a salesgirl, an up-and-coming starlet called Ava Gardener.


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