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Desire Me (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 31 October 1947 (USA)
Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, ... See full summary »

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(uncredited), (uncredited) | 2 more credits »

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Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, and Jean goes to see Marise, confirming the news she had gotten already about Paul's death. Jean has fallen in love with Marise through the stories Paul told him, and wants to stay with her in the seaside town in Brittany where Paul owned a small business. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Drama | Romance | War

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31 October 1947 (USA)  »

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A Woman of My Own  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Like director George Cukor, Montgomery disliked the picture o much, he left the production and was replaced by Richard Hart. See more »

Quotes

Jean Renaud: Only frightened people are religious.
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Version of Homecoming (1928) See more »

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The first M-G-M movie to be released without a director's credit!
23 September 1998 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Director George Cukor was so unhappy with his production of "Desire Me," that he insisted that his name be taken off the opening credits. It was the first film M-G-M had ever released without one. No happy memories about the filming for Greer Garson either. During the filming of one scene, which was by the ocean, a wave came up unexpectedly and swept the star out to sea. She nearly drowned!


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