Heartbeat

Heartbeat

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Overview

A remake of the 1939 French film Battement de Couer, Heartbeat reunites star Ginger Rogers with her Kitty Foyle director Sam Wood. Ms. Rogers plays Arlette, a reform school alumnus who is recruited by Faginlike Professor Aristide, headmaster at a school for pickpockets. Before long, Arlette becomes Aristide's prize pupil, and is being groomed for bigger things. Assigned by a corrupt foreign ambassador (Adolphe Menjou) to steal a valuable watch from wealthy and handsome diplomat Pierre (Jean Pierre Aumont), Arlette not only bungles the job, but also falls in love with her would-be victim. Heartbeat wasn't the first mediocre American remake of a French film, and it certainly wouldn't be the last.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/29/2017
UPC: 0889290125293
Original Release: 1946
Source: Film Detective
Time: 1:42:00
Sales rank: 40,297

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ginger Rogers Arlette Lafon
Jean-Pierre Aumont Pierre La Roche
Adolphe Menjou Ambassador
Melville Cooper Roland Medeville
Mikhail Rasumny Yves Cadubert
Basil Rathbone Prof. Aristide
Henry Stephenson Minister
George Davis Butler
Sam Harris Ball Guest
Ivan Lebedeff Actor
Torben Meyer Actor
Mona Maris Ambassador's Wife
Eddie Hayden Fat Thief
Eduardo Ciannelli Baron Dvorak

Technical Credits
Sam Wood Director
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Musical Direction/Supervision
Lionel Banks Production Designer
Mel Burns Makeup
Howard Greer Costumes/Costume Designer
Roland Gross Editor
Raymond Hakim Producer
Robert Hakim Producer
Rowland Leigh Screenwriter
Paul Misraki Score Composer
Morris Ryskind Screenwriter
George Sawley Set Decoration/Design
John Sherwood Asst. Director
Joseph A. Valentine Cinematographer
J.R. Whittredge Editor
Hans Wilhelm Screenwriter

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