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The Exile (1947)

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Charles II, the King of England, finds himself in exile in Holland, where he falls in love with a beautiful farm-girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Countess Anbella de Courteuil
Rita Corday ...
Katie (as Paule Croset)
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Colonel Ingram
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Robert Coote ...
Dick Pinner
Otto Waldis ...
Jan
Eldon Gorst ...
Seymour
Milton Owen ...
Wilcox (as Milton A. Owen)
Colin Keith-Johnston ...
Captain Bristol
Ben Wright ...
Milbanke (as Ben H. Wright)
Colin Kenny ...
Ross
Peter Shaw ...
Higson
Will Stanton ...
Tucket
Ramsay Hill ...
Cavalier Officer (as C.S. Ramsey-Hill)
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Maria Montez was accorded top billing in this film by contractual agreement, although she is in the picture only long enough to take a bath in a tricky 17th century bathtub while sipping coffee with Charles Stuart and delivering dialogue in a barely-understandable French-accent. This is the second major film released within a short period with King Charles II as a primary character, and Charles here and Charles (George Sanders) in "Forever Amber" are two very varied approaches to the same character. This one takes place prior to the beginning of "Forever Amber" when Charles II and his followers are hiding out in Holland from Oliver Cromwell's puritan Round Heads. Being temporarily at liberty (or unemployed), Charles takes a day job at the farm/estate of Katie, and falls in love with her. Meanwhile he eludes his enemies by agility, enterprise and sword play, some of the latter performed while riding the blades of a Dutch windmill. He is summoned back to the throne and has to leave ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

17 October 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De banneling  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Sepiatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film credits "introduce" actress Paule Corset, who was in fact, Rita Corday who had been under contract to RKO for about four years, and had already appeared in nearly two dozen films. See more »

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Some bizarre costuming
11 April 2010 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

The costuming for this film must bring a smile to the face of anyone familiar with fashions of the 17th century. The film's action occurs in 1660, but Fairbanks and his colleagues wear jerkins fitted to the waist, stylish about 1620-1630, but apparently considered more dashing than the loose smocks and petticoat breeches of 1660. Then Maria Montez arrives, wearing a gown clearly from the 1880 Wild West costume rack in the Wardrobe Department. To atone, her second frock is only a century out of kilter, something from about 1750.

I found the sound-stage exteriors very claustrophobic and phony, and I noted only 3 instances when I felt the "Ophüls touch," for example when the shutter blew open and closed, alternately revealing and concealing the lovers as they approach their first kiss. I'm also puzzled why Max Ophüls is listed as "Opuls" in the credits, but perhaps that is a phonetic rendering to eliminate the umlaut?


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