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Reunion in France (1942)

Passed  -  Drama | Romance | War  -  25 December 1942 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michele de la Becque
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Philip Dorn ...
Robert Cortot
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Schultz
Albert Bassermann ...
General Hugo Schroeder
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Ulrich Windler
Ann Ayars ...
Juliette
J. Edward Bromberg ...
Durand
Moroni Olsen ...
Paul Grebeau
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Emile Fleuron
Howard Da Silva ...
Anton Stregel (as Howard da Silva)
Charles Arnt ...
Honoré
Morris Ankrum ...
Martin
Edith Evanson ...
Genevieve
Ernst Deutsch ...
Captain (as Ernest Dorian)
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Storyline

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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WHAT A THRILL! Startling drama of a stranded Yankee flyer and a Parisian beauty! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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Release Date:

25 December 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Reunion  »

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| (Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Howard Silva, who played the Nazi secret agent in a street scene, would later play L.B. Mayer in the film version of Crawford's life, Mommie Dearest. See more »

Quotes

Michelle 'Mike' de la Becque: This is very pretty.
Martin: There's an exceptional view of the city.
Michelle 'Mike' de la Becque: I've seen Paris before.
Martin: Not this Paris, mademoiselle.
[Walking towards the door]
Martin: The bedroom suite is this way.
Michelle 'Mike' de la Becque: Wait. Martin, you've known me for a long time.
Martin: When you were very little, you wanted to marry me so that you could always have chocolate pudding.
Michelle 'Mike' de la Becque: At my first ball, it was you who fastened my dress when it came undone.
Martin: Such memories belong to another lifetime, mademoiselle. One which has come to an end. And which, ...
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Soundtracks

Concerto for Violin in D Minor
(1844) (uncredited)
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Second movement played on violin by George Travell
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Starts out strong
20 October 2004 | by (TCM's Basement) – See all my reviews

I was enjoying this movie very much until John Wayne arrived on the scene. Suddenly, after his arrival the movie breaks down and becomes a mess of clichés and silliness. The first half dealing with France being occupied, and how it impacted the lives of the French was quite interesting. The Nazi's of course were portrayed as inept, bumbling idiots. One can't help but notice that in this movie, Joan has perfected her definitive "Joan Crawford" look. The hair, the look, the clothes all come together here. Too bad the movie couldn't stay on track, but I guess Joan did need at least two lovers per movie. The chemistry between Joan and John works, but John looks like he'd rather be lassoing wild horses than capturing Nazi's!


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