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Lisbon Story (1946)

A musical cabaret singer meets a British agent and goes with him to Nazi occupied France to save an atomic scientist.

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Paul L. Stein

Writers:

Harry Parr Davies (play), Harold Purcell (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Burke ... Gabrielle Girard
David Farrar ... David Warren
Walter Rilla ... Karl von Schriner
Lawrence O'Madden Lawrence O'Madden ... Michael O'Rourke
Austin Trevor ... Maj. Lutzen
Paul Bonifas Paul Bonifas ... Stephan Corelle
Ralph Truman Ralph Truman ... Police Commissionaire
Joan Seton Joan Seton ... Lisette
Harry Welchman Harry Welchman ... George Duncan
Martin Walker Martin Walker ... Journalist
Noele Gordon Noele Gordon ... Panache
Esme Percy ... Mariot
Allan Jeayes Allan Jeayes ... Dr. Cartier
John Ruddock John Ruddock ... Pierre Sargon
Uriel Porter Uriel Porter ... Joe
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A musical cabaret singer meets a British agent and goes with him to Nazi occupied France to save an atomic scientist.

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Great Romantic and Dramatic Musical


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1946 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Accadde a Lisbona See more »

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Production Co:

British National Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Although most of the songs from the stage production were used, "Paris In My Heart" was specially composed for the film. See more »

Soundtracks

Paris In My Heart
Music by Harry Parr Davies
Lyrics by Harold Purcell
Sung by Patricia Burke
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All singing All Dancing war film
2 May 2015 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This film now seems rather an oddity.The basic plot concerns the efforts of British intelligence to rescue from France an atomic scientist.The give David Farrar the identity of a French agent and send him back to France to contact the Nazi authorities,so that he can worm his way into their good books and effect the escape of the scientist,aided by his girlfriend ,who is French and pretending to be a collaborator.However heavily inter laden with this is the musical numbers which include recitals from no less than Richard Tauber.I reckon that of the first half of this film more than half are devoted to musical numbers.So this means that the plot drags along at a snails pace and the film is overlong at 100 minutes.According to Halliwell the film was based on a wartime stage success.The hit of the show being "Pedro The Fisherman".Whilst I am always interested in seeing previously unseen films I was extremely glad when it came to an end.


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