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So Long at the Fair (1950)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  29 March 1951 (USA)
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A young woman visits Paris with her brother only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.

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Vicky Barton
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George Hathaway
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Johnny Barton
Marcel Poncin ...
Narcisse
Cathleen Nesbitt ...
Madame Hervé
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Rhoda O'Donovan
Betty Warren ...
Mrs. O'Donovan
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Nina
Eugene Deckers ...
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Felix Aylmer ...
British Consul
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Doctor Hart
Austin Trevor ...
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Natasha Sokolova ...
Charlotte
Nelly Arno ...
Madame Verni
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Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she finds her brother and his room had disappeared and no one will even acknowledge that he was ever there. Now Vicky must find out what exactly happened to her brother. Written by DarkDan <DarkDan@comcast.net>

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29 March 1951 (USA)  »

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The Black Curse  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This same story was filmed for Season One of the TV series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), under the title "Into Thin Air". The show starred Hitchcock's daughter, Patricia Hitchcock. The change to the plot was that the girl arrived in Paris with her mother instead of her brother. See more »

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At the end of the film at the hospital, there is a statue of St. Therese of Lisieux. The Exposition took place in 1889, eight years before Therese died, and she wasn't made a saint until about 1925. See more »

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The Lady Vanishes, with a different cast
19 April 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

So Long At The Fair is actually more frightening than The Lady Vanishes was. Margaret Lockwood had known her Miss Froy for a day, maybe she HAD hallucinated her...but there is no way that Jean Simmons could hallucinate her own brother, her only relation in the world! Stuck in France, not able to speak much French, and all alone, hers is a desperate search. Though the movie ends too abruptly, overall it was brilliant, and a must-see.


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