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Escape Me Never (1947)

Approved | | Drama | 18 December 1947 (Argentina)
It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement ... See full summary »

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Fenella MacLean
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Caryl Dubrok
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Professor Heinrich (as Albert Basserman)
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Mr. Steinach (as Ludwig Stossel)
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It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement is off and so is she for the mountains. There she meets and is intrigued by Sebastian, but she does not know that he is the composer that Gemma is staying with. When she learns about him, Gemma demands that she choose but Fenella cannot so Gemma and Sebastian leave to be married. They go to England to write his Ballet and Caryl and Fenella are re-engaged. But Fenella still loves the fun-loving Sebastian. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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The last Hollywood film to feature a musical score composed by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. See more »

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It stinks
22 November 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies of Errol Flynn's career. A terrible soaper with Flynn as a composer who strings along a young widowed mother (a painfully miscast Ida Lupino) while romancing his brother's ex-girlfriend, wealthy Eleanor Parker. There's melodramatic "romance," tired class clichés, a couple of forgettable songs, and even a dead baby to keep things light. It's all overwrought with some of the most unlikable characters I've seen any of these actors play. The movie does have one thing going for it -- it's the last movie scored by the great Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Unfortunately that's not enough to save it from being the forgettable piece of mediocrity that it is. Escape Me Never is an adaptation of a play of the same name. It was apparently made into a film before, in 1935, but I haven't seen that nor do I have any intention to. I'm not big on soaps and I only tried this one out due to Flynn. Very disappointing.


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