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Little Boy Lost (1953)

Little Boy Lost

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Bing Crosby heads this heart-tugging post war drama of a grieving widower who is duped into forming an unbreakable bond with the French orphan he believes is his long-lost son. Crosby lost his beloved when the Nazis killed her for participating in the French resistance. Much later, Crosby is told that his son, who bears striking resemblance to his wife, is in a Paris orphanage. Despite the head nun's insistence that 8-year-old Fourcade is his boy, Crosby is skeptical and so tries to test the lad. When the boy fails the test, Crosby confronts the duplicitous sister who 'fesses up to her scheme and determination to see that her charges get good homes and happy lives. Though Crosby has come to love little Fourcade, he cannot get over his grief until he receives wise counsel from a very good friend. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: George Seaton
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Runtime:
Paramount Pictures

Cast

Bing Crosby
as Bill Wainwright
Christian Fourcade
as Jean (The Little Boy...
Claude Dauphin
as Pierre Verdier
Nicole Maurey
as Lisa Garret
Gabrielle Dorziat
as Mother Superior
Georgette Anys
as Madame Quilleboeuf
Henri Letondal
as Tracing Service Cler...
Peter Baldwin
as Lt. Walker
Yola d'Avril
as Madame Le Blanc
Jean Del Val
as Dr. Birous
Ninon Straty
as Suzanne Pitou
Karin Vengay
as Stewardess
Tina Blagoi
as Sister Therese
Allan Douglas
as Aide to Attaché
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½

Sentimental drama casts Bing Crosby looking for his lost infant son in post WWII Paris. My interest kept alive primarily from liking Crosby, could get tiresome for others. None of the usual Crosby treatement here, he only sings a few songs. Mostly he is melancholy or sad thinking of his past marriage and the baby son lost somewhere in France.

The search for the boy is as much a search for Crosby about himself, now a widower. He searches endlessly for his son and at last finds an orphanage that might have the boy, now older and without much memory of his mother or his father Crosby.


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SEE the entire film here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_feCxEVzeY&list=PL6F7868EF70179AB5&index=19




REVIEWS:

75% ---Leonard Maltin's book "TV Movies"



NOTES:

1 Filmed on location in Paris, Little Boy Lost received the Golden Globe Award for Best Film Promoting International Understanding. It was also entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.


Bing Crosby as Bill Wainwright
Claude Dauphin as Pierre Verdier
Christian Fourcade as Jean (The Little Boy)
Gabrielle Dorziat as Mother Superior
Nicole Maurey as Lisa Garret
Colette Deréal as Nelly
Georgette Anys as Madame Quilleboeuf
Henri Letondal as Tracing Service Clerk
Michael Moore as Attache
Peter Baldwin as Lt. Walker


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Directed by

George Seaton

Produced by
William Perlberg

Screenplay by
George Seaton

Based on
Little Boy Lost (novel)
by Marghanita Laski

Music by
Victor Young

Cinematography
George Barnes

Editing by
Alma Macrorie

Studio
Paramount Pictures

Distributed by
Paramount Pictures

Release dates
September 21, 1953 (USA)

Running time
95 minutes

Box office
$3. million (USA)

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