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The White Road (1952)
"The Green Glove" (original title)

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An ex-soldier and his new girlfriend comb France for a valuable relic...which others are willing to kill for.

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Michael 'Mike' Blake
Geraldine Brooks ...
Christine 'Chris' Kenneth
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Father Goron
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Count Paul Rona
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Gaby Saunders
Jany Holt ...
The Countess
Roger Tréville ...
Police Insp. Faubert
Juliette Gréco ...
Singer (scenes deleted)
Georges Tabet ...
Jacques Piotet
Meg Lemonnier ...
Madame Piotet
Paul Bonifas ...
Inspector
Jean Bretonnière ...
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Storyline

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious relic). Years later, financial reverses lead Mike to return in search of the object. In Paris, he must dodge mysterious followers and a corpse that's hard to explain; so he and attractive tour guide Christine decamp on a cross-country pursuit that becomes love on the run...then takes yet another turn. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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12 March 1952 (France)  »

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The Gauntlet  »

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Trivia

Jany Holt as the Countess refers to her manservant as Pierre; however there is no such name entered in the list of characters. See more »

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Jany Holt (The Countess") refers to her manservant as Pierre; however, there is no such name entered in the list of characters. See more »

Quotes

Michael Blake: How come a German speaks such good English?
Count Paul Rona: Who said I was German?
Michael Blake: Well, what are you?
Count Paul Rona: I've changed passports so often, I've lost touch. I was educated in England. My mother was a Czech, my father was a Pole. In those days, the Poles were Russians and the Czechs were Austrians. So you work it out.
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Romance
Written by Joseph Kosma
Lyrics by Henri Bassis
Sung by Juliette Gréco
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Slight tale of post-war intrigue
11 July 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The Green Glove is a medieval relic, removed during World War II, that Glenn Ford needs to return to its proper resting place. The story isn't particularly interesting, but a fine cast, highlighted by a thoroughly radiant Geraldine Brooks, makes this one worth a look. The film also benefits from French location work and the finale--a pursuit across, up, and over some incredibly steep terrain--is positively Hitchcockian.


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