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Little Boy Lost (1953)

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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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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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Not bad.
15 November 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I will be one of the first to admit that Bing Crosby made a lot of schmaltzy films. Yet, oddly, they worked! Here is yet another one of his films filled with treacle that you can't help but like! Somehow, he was able to make this work again and again--even if he was 50 and way too old for this part.

The film begins shortly before WWII. Bing is visiting France and falls in love with a woman and marries her. They choose to remain in the country--which is a mistake, as the Nazis soon take over and he and his wife are separated. He is evacuated from Dunkirk and she begins working for the French underground. Unfortunately, she is captured and executed--but what has happened to their young son? Most of the film consists of Bing looking for the boy after the war. The path leads to a young orphan who MAY be his kid--but it's never at all certain. What's next? See the film.

The film has many heartwarming moments and also some decent acting. Not a brilliant film but quite satisfying.


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