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The Searching Wind (1946)

 -  Drama | War  -  9 August 1946 (USA)
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Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ann Richards ...
Emily Taney Hazen
Dudley Digges ...
Moses
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Sam Hazen
Albert Bassermann ...
Count von Stammer
Dan Seymour ...
Torrone
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Sears, the Butler
Marietta Canty ...
Sophronia, the Maid
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Mrs. Hayworth
Charles D. Brown ...
Carter
Don Castle ...
David
William Trenk ...
Ponette
Mickey Kuhn ...
Sam as a Boy
Ann Carter ...
Sarah Hazen
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Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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A Esperança não Morre  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Talky and dated melodrama.
9 January 1999 | by (Peoria, IL) – See all my reviews

American diplomat Robert Young is married to wealthy Ann Richards but loves reporter Sylvia Sidney. The three react differently to the rise of fascism in Italy and Germany. Sidney opposes it, Richards is indifferent, and Young is torn between his dislike for it and his fear that opposition will involve America in war. A talky and dated melodrama.


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