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The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Armand Gautier
Paul Metaxas
Mrs. Page
Dr. K
Lidia Kristen ...
Denise DeMirjian ...


Beautiful Noelle Page meets dashing WWII American pilot Larry Douglas in France and falls in love. She expects him to marry her, but instead Larry abandons her. In the United States, successful Catherine Alexander meets Larry Douglas and they marry. But Noelle hasn't forgotten Larry even as she's become a successful actress. She maneuvers to have Larry hired as the private pilot of her wealthy and powerful lover Constantin Demiris so she can seek revenge on him, but instead she and Larry rekindled their passion. Desperate to be together, Larry and Noelle make deadly plans. But soon the lovers face a terrible fate determined by the jealous Demiris using Catherine as his pawn. Written by Anonymous

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The Romance Of Passion And Power


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8 June 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Más allá de la medianoche  »


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A set of note constructed for this film was a whole section of a Greek sea coast village which was built across not one but two sound stages and also utilized a gigantic five foot water tank which was used for the film's grand finale. See more »


When Cathy first comes out of the bedroom and overhears Larry and Noelle planning her demise, she has on underpants beneath her nightgown. But when she runs outside into the rainstorm and her nightgown gets soaking wet you can plainly see she has on no underpants. See more »


Constantin Demeris: My family was very poor. My father was a stevedore. There were fourteen children, and we had to fight for our bread at the table. I was lucky; I was born with a talent for mathematics. I learned to quickly estimate the odds against me, and then I beat them. Some people encouraged me along the way. Others snubbed or cheated me, but in my heart there is an indelible record of each transaction. We all play God, but some of us are better-equipped for the role than others. You see, where most men go...
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(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo
Music by Harry Warren
Played during the montage of Larry and Catherine in Washington
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My Favorite All Time Film From the 1970's!
8 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

John Beck is so sexy in this film. Susan and Marie were adorable. Love the Sidney Sheldon twists and turns (Master of the Game is a favorite of mine too). Hauntingly beautiful soundtrack-the best ever! The soundtrack definitely adds so much to the passion of this film. And what a change for Susan after the Rocky Horror Picture show. I have seen The Other Side of Midnight 14 times and it gets better every time.I thinkthis is a masterpiece (and yes there are some very trite lines)however, its a beautiful love story and reminiscent of the 1970's and the way we all were back then. I don't feel that all films have to be so intellectually stimulating that the critics will like them. This was so much better than Star Wars to me. I adore this film. Love it Love it! You got my vote! Wonderful forever!

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