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Desire Me (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 31 October 1947 (USA)
Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, ... See full summary »

Directors:

Jack Conway (uncredited), George Cukor (uncredited) | 2 more credits »

Writers:

Leonhard Frank (play), Zoe Akins | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Greer Garson ... Marise Aubert
Robert Mitchum ... Paul Aubert
Richard Hart ... Jean Renaud
Morris Ankrum ... Hector Martin
George Zucco ... Father Donnard
Cecil Humphreys Cecil Humphreys ... Dr. Andre Leclair
David Hoffman ... Alex (the postman)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Florence Bates ... Mrs.Lannie (scenes deleted)
Clinton Sundberg ... Salesman (scenes deleted)
Harry Woods ... Joseph (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, and Jean goes to see Marise, confirming the news she had gotten already about Paul's death. Jean has fallen in love with Marise through the stories Paul told him, and wants to stay with her in the seaside town in Brittany where Paul owned a small business. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Drama | Romance | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Woman of My Own See more »

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Budget:

$4,149,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Excellent acting by entire cast and interesting story!
15 April 2013 | by marlene_rantzSee all my reviews

I will give three reasons to watch this movie. First reason-an interesting story about a man returning from the war and trying to take over his dead friend's wife and life! Second reason-excellent acting by the entire cast of Greer Garson, Richard Hart, Robert Mitchum, George Zucco, Morris Ankrum, and Cecil Humphreys! Third reason- Richard Hart! He died young, and he did not make too many movies. This movie might be one of your best chances to see his acting, as I do not think he had such a big role in another movie, and he was excellent in this movie. In fact, on the basis of this movie, I am surprised he did not become an even bigger name in motion pictures!


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