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Little Boy Lost (1953)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  October 1953 (USA)
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A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a ... See full summary »

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Bill Wainwright
Claude Dauphin ...
Pierre Verdier
Christian Fourcade ...
Jean (The Little Boy)
Gabrielle Dorziat ...
Mother Superior
Nicole Maurey ...
Lisa Garret
Colette Deréal ...
Nelly
Georgette Anys ...
Madame Quilleboeuf
Henri Letondal ...
Tracing Service Clerk
Michael Moore ...
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Peter Baldwin ...
Lt. Walker
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A war correspondent who was stationed in Paris during WW II married a French girl who was murdered by the Nazis. After the war he returns to to try to find his son, whom he lost during a bombing raid but has been told is living in an orphanage in Paris. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART (original print ad - all caps)

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Einmal wird die Sonne wieder scheinen  »

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Originally a live play (with a different cast) presented on the "Philco Television Playhouse". See more »


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The Magic Window
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
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I loved this movie for the story, the setting and Bing Crosby.
17 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of Bing Crosby's best. I liked it better than "The Country Girl." In this dramatic role he is very believable as a father looking for a son he thought was gone. The storyline is a serious one and Crosby plays his part with compassion and urgency. The little boy in the movie is great and enjoyable to watch. I have been looking for this movie for many years and have friends who have also been looking for this movie on VHS or DVD. When I first saw "Little Boy Lost" I couldn't understand why I hadn't seen it before the 80's. The story takes place after WWII and perhaps there wasn't a market for this type of movie. I saw it on AMC and then it disappeared. It is heartwarming and the setting in Paris makes it very believable as I'm sure that the situation portrayed in the movie happened to a lot of GI's. I highly recommend this movie if it ever comes out on DVD. I can't wait to see it again.


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