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Gaby (1956)

This is a remake of the 1931 and 1940 versions of the movie Waterloo Bridge.

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Storyline

Gaby is a ballet dancer in 1944 London who happens to bump into a corporal Greg while rushing to catch the bus. Greg is mesmerized by Gaby and goes to the ballet to see her on stage, but Gaby is French and wants nothing to do with Greg. But he persists and by the end of the day, she agrees to marry. But before they can marry, there is a mountain of red tape and Greg ships out while promising to marry Gaby on his return. When she hears that he has been killed, she makes herself available to anyone who would want her. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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17 October 1956 (Portugal)  »

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Ikuisesti sinun  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.55 : 1
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Goofs

Even though the story takes place in 1944, once again MGM's indefatigably anachronistic designer, Helen Rose has clothed all the female participants in totally contemporary 1956 designs and fashions. See more »

Quotes

Gaby: That buzz bomb, hear it Elsa? If it stops shrieking this very second it means it's motor has stopped. It will land very near us. We could be dead in three seconds from now.
Elsa: Right. What can we do about it?
Gaby: We could realize it.
Elsa: I don't know what you mean; but, I'm so tired of that "love, drink and be merry, for tomorrow, we die" nonsense. You don't die. You just wake up with such a terrific headache you wish you had died.
Gaby: Somebody dies, every minute.
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Connections

Version of A Ponte de Waterloo (1967) See more »

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Where Or When
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Music by Richard Rodgers
Words by Lorenz Hart
Sung by Gloria Wood (uncredited), in a club sequence
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remake of Waterloo Bridge
11 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

All and all this is not a bad movie, and Leslie Caron is truly one of those actresses whom you just can't help falling in love with, she has that magical presence that is the mark of a great actress, and even thou it's not one of her best her performance, her performance in this movie is definitely impeccable, but still this movie it's essentially a lightweight remake of the three times before filmed Waterloo Bridge, so even thou Leslie Caron is as always charming, I suggest a peek at Vivien Leigh as the delicate dancer Myra and Robert Taylor as Col./Capt. Roy Cronin in the 1940 release of Waterloo Bridge, a movie that is (even thou slightly forgotten) undoubtedly one of the best romantic movies ever made.


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