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The Green Glove (1952)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 28 February 1952 (USA)
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
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Christine 'Chris' Kenneth
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Father Goron
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Count Paul Rona
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Gaby Saunders
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The Countess
Roger Tréville ...
Police Insp. Faubert
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Georges Tabet ...
Jacques Piotet
Meg Lemonnier ...
Madame Piotet
Paul Bonifas ...
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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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In This Deadly Game... He Could Lose Only Once!


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The Gauntlet  »

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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

Count Paul Rona: You look different. Perhaps it's because we met in the dark.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over what appears to be a gauntlet, "the famous green glove" described by the narrator immediately following the credits. See more »

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L'Amour est parti
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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