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Bon Voyage (1944)

TV-G | | Short, War | June 1944 (Portugal)
A young Scottish R.A.F. gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from occupied territory, and in particular one person who may or may not have been a German Agent.

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Alfred Hitchcock
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Blythe ... RAF Sgt. John Dougall
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Janique Joelle Janique Joelle ... Jeanne
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Storyline

A young Scottish R.A.F. gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from occupied territory, and in particular one person who may or may not have been a German Agent. Written by Kathy Li

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Short | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

June 1944 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Gute Reise See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Apart from John Blythe, all of the other actors in this short movie were French, and were simply credited as "The Molière Players" in order to protect their families from the Nazis. See more »

Quotes

"Stefan Godowski": Montigny road, two kilometers, a bridge. Keep to the stream on the left to a big farm.
French Resistance Contact #2: Good. In the stable you'll find two bicycles. I'll arrange that.
French Resistance Contact #1: There'll be a small packet of food on the first bicycle.
RAF Sgt. John Dougall: Thank you very much, madame.
French Resistance Contact #2: Rolled inside the handlebar grip you'll find instructions. Got that? Off you go. Bon Voyage.
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Referenced in Alfred Hitchcock: Master of Suspense (2013) See more »

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Hitch's Two Shorts
12 March 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Bon Voyage (1944)

*** 1/2 out of 4)

One of two Alfred Hitchcock directed shorts this one dealing with an escaped POW (John Blythe) who tells his Captain how he escaped only to have his Captain drop a bombshell on him. This was a wonderful little film that was a lot better than I expected. As usual, Hitchcock manages to build up some wonderful atmosphere and the "twist" in the story is very nicely done and works without any hitches.

Adventure Malgache (1944)

** (out of 4)

The second of two propaganda films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Three actors are getting ready for rehearsals when one of them says he doesn't know how to play the part. Another actor then tells him a story of a man he knew who was running a radio broadcast to beat the Nazis. This was a confusing mess of a film that isn't nearly as good as the previous film Bon Voyage. There's way too much dialogue and it's never clear what the director is trying to do with the material.


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