The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
Release Date: Feb 11, 1944 Wide
Average Rating: 2.3/5
User Ratings: 30
First filmed in 1928, Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winning novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey is given a ponderous treatment in this 1944 remake. Like the novel, the film begins at the end, with the collapse of a rope bridge in 18th century Peru. The story then flashes back to the lives of the five unfortunates killed in the collapse. Among the five are singer-turned-couresan Michaela (Lynn Bari), her obsequious Uncle Pio (Akim Tamiroff), feuding twin brothers Manuel and Estaban (both played by
Feb 11, 1944 Wide
Apr 6, 1999
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