Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip ... See full summary »

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Ynez
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Rip Reardon
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Robert Blackton
Eugene Deckers ...
Colonel Moussac
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Nino
Pat O'Meara ...
Guitarist
Richard Molinas ...
Captain
Guy De Monceau ...
Police Driver
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Pedro
Jacques Cey ...
Waiter
Dorothy White ...
Berger Girl
Denis Shaw ...
Grila
Marie Hanson ...
Georgette
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Diane Blackton
Guido Lorraine ...
Abdul
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Rip Reardon, ex-Army flier, returns to his home in French Morocco and finds his wife dead, and he suspects she has been murdered. Police Colonel Moussac insists she committed suicide. Rip begins to suspect not only his friends but also a mysterious brunette, Ynez, a Casbah night-club singer with whom he begins to fall in love. Repeated efforts to kill Rip are made but he ultimately finds the evidence which sends him gunning against the killer...but is he mistaken? Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Actually filmed in Morocco's fabled "Forbidden City!" (original poster) See more »

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7 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Port Afrika  »

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First feature of André Maranne. See more »

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Melody From Heaven
Music by Luis Araque
English lyrics by Jack Fishman
Sung by Pier Angeli
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What a beautiful singing voice Pier Angeli had! Her acting is this movie is terrific also!
15 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie very much. I bought it just to hear Pier Angeli sing. I give her 10 stars just for her voice alone. She captures your attention from the moment she enters the picture till the very end. I do remember that the film has Pier Angeli portraying a singer who is wrongly convicted of murder. I loved her conviction in the scene where she pleads with one gentlemen who is an authoritative figure in the film that she didn't kill the woman. I believed her.

This movie should be sold in large quantities on Amazon.com and other websites that sell old movies. It is a shame that I had to buy it off someone on Ebay.

This is definitely one of Pier Angeli's best roles. It is my favorite without a doubt.


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