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La Ronde (1950)
"La ronde" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  16 March 1954 (USA)
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An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes ... See full summary »

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Anton Walbrook ...
Raconteur - le meneur de jeu
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Léocadie, la prostitutée
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Franz, le soldat
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Marie, la femme de chambre
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Alfred, le jeune homme
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Emma Breitkopf, la femme mariée
Fernand Gravey ...
Charles Breitkopf, son mari
Odette Joyeux ...
Anna, la grisette
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Robert Kuhlenkampf, le poète
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Charlotte, le comédienne
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An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A Wonderful Merry-Go-Round of Love With Eleven Stars

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Drama | Romance

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16 March 1954 (USA)  »

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Max Ophuls shot the picture entirely in the studio. See more »

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Referenced in Matango (1963) See more »

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Oh du lieber Augustin
("Oh, you dear Augustin")
Written by Marx Augustin
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"We can pretend it is night...and no one can see us but ourselves."
5 July 2014 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Dreamily tongue-in-cheek romantic concoction dips back lovingly into the past (Venice, 1900) to travel through the circular realm of love's finest hours, connecting and sweeping up its players in a carousel of lighthearted whimsy. Dashing Anton Walbrook is a singing, cigarette-smoking master of ceremonies, one who appears to perceive the art of loving as a nostalgic pastime. Max Ophüls directed and co-adapted Arthur Schnitzler's play "Reigen", and his touch is valentine-fresh while viewing love through a rose-colored crystal ball. The happy/sad theme music by Oscar Straus compliments the phony-theatrical backdrop and, in the beginning, there are some very sweet and funny couplings. Unfortunately, the film is overlong and seems preconceived to attract attention with its ensemble star cast (everyone gets their moment in the spotlight, which comes off rather precious). Moments remain magical, even though a detached undercurrent runs throughout, eventually turning the characters into bemused mannequins. ** from ****


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