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Better known as Reunion in France, this women's-magazine-style romantic melodrama was the first major production for director [[Performer~P86774~Jules Dassin~julesdassin]] -- who was promptly demoted back to the MGM "B" department when the picture tanked at the box office. [[Performer~P15681~Joan Crawford~joancrawford]] stars as Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, who comes to believe that her fiancé, wealthy munitions manufacturer Robert Cortot ([[Performer~P19754~Philip Dorn~philipdorn]]) is a Nazi collaborator. When her suspicions are apparently corroborated, Michelle falls in love with Pat Talbot ([[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]]), a downed American aviator stranded in occupied Paris. Only then does Michelle discover that she's been all wrong about Cortot -- but what to do about Talbot, who has been marked for death by the Gestapo? [[Performer~P25893~Ava Gardner~avagardner]] has a tiny role as a Parisian shopgirl. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Joan Crawford
as Michele de la Becque
John Wayne
as Pat Talbot
Philip Dorn
as Robert Corlot
Reginald Owen
as Schultz
Albert Basserman
as Gen. Hugo Schroeder
John Carradine
as Ulrich Windler
Ann Ayars
as Juliette
J. Edward Bromberg
as Durand
Moroni Olsen
as Paul Grebeau
Henry Daniell
as Emile Fleuron
Howard Da Silva
as Anton Stregel
Charles Arnt
as Honore
Morris Ankrum
as Martin
Edith Evanson
as Genevieve
Odette Myrtil
as Mme. Montanot
Peter Whitney
as Soldier with Candy
Ernst Deutsch
as Captain
Adolph Milar
as Gestapo Agent
Ann Codee
as Rosalie
Philip Van Zandt
as Customer
Louis Mercier
as Conductor
Jacqueline White
as Danielle
Claudia Drake
as Girl
Paul Weigel
as Old Man
Natalie Schafer
as Frau Schroder
Ed Rickard
as Chauffeur
Lester Sharpe
as Warden
William Edmunds
as Driver
Joel Friedkin
as Frenchman
Carl Ekberg
Jo Gilbert
as Brunhilde
George Calliga
as Mons. Bertheil
Jean del Val
as Porter
Arthur Space
as Henker
Felix Basch
as Pawnbroker
Harry Adams
as Mons. Clemens
Michael Visaroff
as Vigouroux
Ava Gardner
as Bit Part
Bob Stevenson
as Emile
Gayne Whitman
as Maitre d'Hotel
Henry Kolker
as Gen. Bartholomae
Arno Frey
as Guide
Barbara Bedford
as Mme. Vigouroux

Crew

Jules Dassin
Director
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Producer
Charles Hoffman
Screenwriter
Marc Connelly
Screenwriter
Marvin Borowsky
Screenwriter
Jan Lustig
Screenwriter
Robert Planck
Cinematographer
Franz Waxman
Composer (Music Score)
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Edwin B. Willis
Set Designer
Henry W. Grace
Set Designer
Irene
Costume Designer
Warren Newcombe
Special Effects
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