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During World War II, an acting company in occupied Paris is notified that a German officer will be stopping by to see their play. The stage manager--who also happens to be the lover of ... See full summary »

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Norman Lloyd

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James Bridges (teleplay), Angela Goldsby (translation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Michael Sacks ... Henri Marceau
Leslie Caron ... Carola Janssen
Douglas Anderson Douglas Anderson ... Fortunio
Edward Knight Edward Knight ... Capt. Clavaroche
Ivor Barry Ivor Barry ... Parmentier
Ondine Vaughn Ondine Vaughn ... Josette
Carmen Zapata Carmen Zapata ... Mireille
Anthony Zerbe ... Campan
H.M. Wynant ... Camille
Alan Bergmann Alan Bergmann ... Pierre Ducroux (as Alan Bergman)
Todd Martin Todd Martin ... Martin
Mel Ferrer ... Gen. Franz von Clodius
Robert Casper ... Lt. Rudolf Keller
Albert Paulsen ... Col. Kroll
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During World War II, an acting company in occupied Paris is notified that a German officer will be stopping by to see their play. The stage manager--who also happens to be the lover of Carola, the lead actress--asks her to "play up" to the visiting German for the good of the play, but when the officer arrives, it becomes clear to the manager that the German and Carola have had a previous relationship, and that she is still in love with him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 1973 (USA) See more »

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Hollywood Television Theater: Carola See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Jean Renoir, who wrote the play the film is based on, was scheduled to direct this film. However, shortly before shooting was to begin Renoir fell ill, and he asked producer Norman Lloyd to take over direction. See more »

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I remember this TV play after 31 years
18 December 2004 | by multiplepov-1See all my reviews

This is the story of a Parisian acting troupe during World War II that has to accommodate itself to the occupying force. As the story progresses, it is slowly revealed that the troupe's star (Leslie Caron) once had a love affair with the German officer who is expected to drop by (Mel Ferrar). I still remember as poignant the moment when the troupe's manager (Anthony Zerbe), who is also the star's lover, asks Caron to play along with Ferrar (whom Zerbe assumes is just another fan) for the sake of the theater--then realizes with quiet alarm that she has had a past relationship with Ferrar and is still in love with him. Zerbe's subtle reaction to this realization gets across that he always knew this day was coming--when his good fortune of being the lover of this beautiful, desirable woman would fizzle away--but that he's aghast to find that the day is today and that the other man is a Nazi officer. Zerbe is a standout in this TV play. I'd love to see it again.


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