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Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  16 November 1950 (USA)
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The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.

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France, 1640: Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent deception, with tragic results. Much cut from the play, but dialogue not rewritten. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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16 November 1950 (USA)  »

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Der letzte Musketier  »

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The 1946 Broadway revival of "Cyrano de Bergerac", starring José Ferrer, opened at the Alvin Theater in New York on October 8, 1946 and ran for 193 performances. Cyrano became Ferrer's most famous role, and the one he most often revived. See more »

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In the film's opening scene, after Cyrano starts to leave the theatre along with the others, Roxane bids good night to DeGuiche and Valvert and seems to exit, but moments later she is seen watching Cyrano's duel in the theatre. We never see her re-enter. See more »

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[first lines]
Montfleury: Thrice happy he who hides from pomp and power/ In sylvan shade or or solitary bower/ Where balmy zephyrs fan his burning cheeks...
Cyrano de Bergerac: Clown! King of Clowns! Leave the stage at once!
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elegant, uplifting, amazing
18 November 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

My dad bought this on video when I was a teenager, a good 15 plus years ago. I thought "Cyrano"? that silly guy with a big nose? how corny - why would I want to watch that. Instead I hovered and heard Jose speak and was instantly captivated. One of the posters below stole the line I wanted to use - How Cyrano is a truly "real man" in this film, and I envy the confidence and smoothness of Cyrano amongst men, and his great gift for words for Roxanne.

Magical. It moves me the way "City Lights" does. When so many "romantic movies" are nothing but marketing gloss, this is one that will never be branded a "chick flick" - its just too wonderful.


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