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Interlude (1957)

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The story of a young woman, Helen Banning, who travels to Munich in search of life experience and romance. While working for America House, she meets a famous symphony conductor, Tonio ... See full summary »

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Helen Banning
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Tonio Fischer
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Reni Fischer (as Marianne Cook)
Françoise Rosay ...
Countess Reinhart
Keith Andes ...
Dr. Morley Dwyer
Frances Bergen ...
Gertrude Kirk
Lisa Helwig ...
Housekeeper
Herman Schwedt ...
Henig
Anthony Tripoli ...
Dr. Smith
John Stein ...
Dr. Stein
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Prue Stubbins
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The story of a young woman, Helen Banning, who travels to Munich in search of life experience and romance. While working for America House, she meets a famous symphony conductor, Tonio Fischer, and begins a relationship with him. She soon finds out there is much more to this man than his music, including a wife Reni Fisher, but there's definitely more to the story, which she soon discovers. While dealing with the experiences life has thrown in her way, she is also being courted by Morley Dwyer a doctor from back home, who is currently practicing medicine in a Munich hospital. Who will she choose? Written by Leo Urbina

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Release Date:

18 September 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Forbidden Interlude  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A Los Angeles Times newspaper ad from Oct. 1957 shows that Universal Pictures widely distributed this film as "Forbidden Interlude" on a double bill with Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) starring James Cagney. See more »

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References Final Accord (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Interlude
Music by Frank Skinner
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Sung by The McGuire Sisters
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Sirk doesn't strike gold at U-I this time.
3 January 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Throughout the 50's, Universal-International was home to most of director Douglas Sirk's striking views of life, love and heartache among the American classes. His work with Rock Hudson, Dorothy Malone, Barbara Stanwyck and others in superior films like Written on The Wind, The Tarnished Angels and There's Always Tomorrow is not matched here.

June Allyson on occasion was able to break free from her standard persona with the fortuitous help of the right co-star, director, script turn or moment in time. Here the noble suffering and Rossano Brazzi do not provide the right formula. The stars try (probably too hard) and the trappings are predictably pretty, but the whole affair is rather unfortunately empty.


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