|Anne of the Indies 1951 N/R, 81 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Herbert Marshall, Thomas Gomez, James Robertson Justice, Sean McClory, Holmes Herbert, Francis Pierlot, Carleton Young, Byron Nelson, Douglas Bennett, Mario Siletti, Robert R. Stephenson, Olaf Hytten
A legendary pirate, Captain Anne Providence (Jean Peters), seizes a ship but spares the captain, Pierre La Rochelle (Louis Jourdan), from walking the plank. But, La Rochelle is a spy working against pirates, and when Anne catches on, she kidnaps his wife Molly (Debra Paget) and leaves her on a desert island. She later rescues Molly and redeems herself only to fall into the clutches of Blackbeard (James Robertson Justice).
|The Best of Everything 1959 N/R, 121 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer, Diane Baker, Brian Aherne, Robert Evans, Louis Jourdan, Joan Crawford, Brett Halsey, Donald Harron, Sue Carson, Linda Hutchings, Lionel Kane, Ted Otis
Amanda Farrow (Joan Crawford) is an editor in a paperback publishing house where she takes out her frustrations on secretaries Caroline Bender (Hope Lang), April Morrison (Diane Baker), and Gregg Adams (Suzy Parker). The three women seek success in the Big Apple but have encountered problems. Caroline has been jilted by her boyfriend Eddie (Brett Halsey), April is facing an abortion following her pregnancy by Dexter (Robert Evans), and aspiring actress Gregg is involved with unfaithful Broadway director David Wilder Savage (Louis Jourdan). This story is adapted from Rona Jaffe's novel.
|Bird of Paradise 1951 N/R, 100 min.|
Director: Delmer Daves
Cast: Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Jeff Chandler, Everett Sloane, Maurice Schwartz, Jack Elam, Otto Waldis, Prince Leilani, Alfred Zeisler
Romance blooms when Andre Laurence (Louis Jourdan) arrives on a South Seas island with his college roommate Tenga and meets his roommate's beautiful sister Kalua (Debra Paget). They fall in love and marry. All goes well until a volcano erupts, and the Kahuna (Maurice Schwartz) declares that Tenga will be sacrificed to the volcano god.
|The Bride Is Much Too Beautiful 1958 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Fred Surin
Cast: Brigitte Bardot, Micheline Presle, Louis Jourdan, Jean-Francois Calve, Marcel Amont, Marcelle Arnold, Roger Dumas, Nicole Gueden, Madeleine Lambert, Colette Regis, Roger Treville, Jean-Francois Calve
A young country girl (Brigitte Bardot), becomes cover girl Chouchou under the tutelage of two magazine editors, Judith (Micheline Presle) and Michel (Louis Jourdan) and becomes a top model.
|Can-Can 1960 N/R, 134 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Walter Lang
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Juliet Prowse, Marcel Dalio, Leon Belasco, Nestor Paiva, John Al Neris, Jean Del Val, Ann Codee, Eugene Borden, Peter Coe, Marc Wilder, Jane Earl
In Montmarte during 1896, the Can-Can dance, in which women lift their skirts, is outlawed, but cafe owner Simone Pistache (Shirley MacLaine) is determined to entertain her patrons with Can-Can performances. When the police threaten to close down her cafe, Simone and her boyfriend, French lawyer Francois Durnais (Frank Sinatra), go to court, and Judge Paul Barriere (Maurice Chevalier) supports them. But, policeman Phillippe Forrestier (Louis Jourdan) applies pressure on Simone to close her cafe–until he falls for her, and Simone sees this as the chance to get Francois to marry her. Cole Porter's songs "C'est Magnifique" and "I Love Paris" are highlights of this film.
|The Count of Monte Cristo 1975 TV, 103 min.|
Director: David Greene
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Tony Curtis, Trevor Howard, Louis Jourdan, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan, Taryn Power
A young French soldier, Edmond Dantes (Richard Chamberlain), escapes from prison, finds a treasure on the island of Monte Cristo, assumes a new identity, and seeks revenge for his trials and tribulations.
|Decameron Nights 1953 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure / Romance
Director: Hugo Fregonese
Cast: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Joan Collins, Marjorie Rhodes, Mara Lane, Eliot Makeham, Hugh Morton, Binnie Barnes, Godfrey Tearle, Meinhart Maur, Gordon Bell, Van Boolen, Gerard Tichy, Noel Purcell, Stella Riley
Three of the Boccaccio tales of lovers and intrigue are told by Boccaccio (Louis Jourdan) when he visits the recently widowed Fiametta (Joan Fontaine) and her women friends at a Florentine Hills villa. Each story involves problems between men and women, and Jourdan plays the husbands, and Joan Fontaine takes the roles of the often misunderstood wives.
|Double Deal 1981 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Brian Kavanagh
Cast: Louis Jourdan, Angela Punch McGregor, Diane Craig, Warwick Comber, Peter Cummins, Bruce Spence, June Jago, Kerry Walker, Joan Letch
Peter (Louis Jourdan) is a successful businessman, but his wife (Angela Punch McGregor) is bored with her life. She takes off with a biker on a romantic and crime-ridden adventure. What became of the good Louis Jourdan films we once enjoyed? Too bad.
|A Flea in Her Ear 1968 PG, 94 min.|
Director: Jacques Charon
Cast: Rex Harrison, Rosemary Harris, Louis Jourdan, Rachel Roberts, John Williams, Gregoire Aslan, Edward Hardwicke, Georges Descrieres, Isla Blair, Frank Thornton, Victor Sen Yung, Laurence Badie, Dominique Davray, Olivier Hussenot, Estella Blain
Based on Georges Feydeau's play, the plot involves a lecherous lawyer who visits a hotel and has an effect on various guests' relationships.
|Gigi 1958 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott, Monique Van Vooren, Dorothy Neumann, Jean Ozenne, Bernard Musson, Edwin Jerome, Maurice Marsac, Corinne Marchand
This excellent film won nine Academy Awards. Gaston (Louis Jourdan) has his eye on Gigi (Leslie Caron) who, after a series of misadventures, becomes his wife. Narrated by Maurice Chevalier, this musical features such great songs as "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and the title song (an Academy Award winner). Other Academy Awards included Best Picture and Director.
|The Happy Time 1952 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Richard Fleischer
Cast: Charles Boyer, Louis Jourdan, Marsha Hunt, Kurt Kasznar, Linda Christian, Bobby Driscoll, Marcel Dalio, Jeanette Nolan, Will Wright, Richard Erdman
Uncle Desmonde (Louis Jourdan)–a Playboy photographer–returns home and is a bad influence on his nephew, Bibi (Bobby Driscoll), who is experiencing his first crush.
|Julie 1956 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy, John Gallaudet, Jack Kelly, Jack Kruschen, Mae Marsh, Ann Robinson
Airline stewardess Julie Benton (Doris Day) realizes that her husband is a psychopath bent on killing her–in mid-air! In the process, her pilot is killed and she, alone, must land the plane.
|Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Max Ophuls
Cast: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, Art Smith, Howard Freeman, Erskine Sanford, Lois Austin, Otto Waldis, Audrey Young
Shy Lisa Berndle (Joan Fontaine) spends years obsessed with concert pianist Stefan Brand (Louis Jourdan). Finally, she spends one night with him and later has his child. This is good soap opera fare.
|Madame Bovary 1949 N/R, 114 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan, Alf Kjellin, Gene Lockhart, Frank Allenby, Gladys Cooper, Harry Morgan, George Zucco, John Abbott, Ellen Corby, Eduard Franz, Henri Letondal, Esther Somers
Set in 19th-century France, this is the film adaptation of Flaubert's classic novel about Emma Bovary (Jennifer Jones) and her scandalous affairs that lead to tragedy. Country girl Emma is bored with her life and marries Dr. Charles Bovary (Van Heflin) hoping for romance and social standing. But, the marriage is not what she had dreamed, and Emma begins affairs with numerous suitors–until, finally, in despair she commits suicide.
|Made in Paris 1966 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Boris Sagal
Cast: Ann - Margret, Louis Jourdan, Richard Crenna, Edie Adams, Chad Everett, John McGiver, Marcel Dalio, Count Basie, Marcel Hillaire, Reta Shaw
Maggie Scott (Ann-Margret) is a fashion buyer who heads to Paris where she contends with the amorous advances of Marc Fontaine (Louis Jourdan).
|The Man in the Iron Mask 1976 TV, 105 min.|
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan, Jenny Agutter, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson, Vivien Merchant, Brenda Bruce, Esmond Knight, Godfrey Quigley, Emrys James, Denis Lawson, Hugh Fraser, Ann Zelda, Stacy Davis
Alexandre Dumas' classic novel comes to TV in this good rendition of the twin brothers (both played by Richard Chamberlain)–one of whom is the King of France. The other, the rightful heir to the throne, is raised by the Three Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan (Louis Jourdan), and wears an iron mask to protect his identity.
|No Minor Vices 1948 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Lewis Milestone
Cast: Dana Andrews, Lilli Palmer, Louis Jourdan, Jane Wyatt, Norman Lloyd, Roy Roberts, Ann Doran, Beau Bridges, Bernard Gorcey
Perry (Dana Andrews) and his wife, Aril (Lilli Palmer), enjoy a blissful marriage–until a Bohemian artist, Octavio Quaglini (Louis Jourdan), enters the picture.
|Octopussy 1983 PG, 130 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Director: John Glen
Cast: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn, Kabir Bedi, Steven Berkoff, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown, Walter Gotell, David&Tony Meyer, Vigay Amritaj, Albert Moses, Geoffrey Keen, Douglas Wilmer
Roger Moore takes over the role of James Bond for the sixth time in this 13th movie of Agent 007 and his daring exploits. This time, Bond goes to East Berlin to investigate the murder of a fellow agent after he dropped off a Faberge egg at the British Embassy. The trail leads to a traveling circus whose assistant manager Kamal (Louis Jourdan) outbids Bond for the egg. Now, Bond follows Kamal to India where he meets beautiful circus leader Octopussy (Maud Adams) who uses the circus as the cover for her smuggling operations. Through his association with Octopussy, Bond figures out that the crazed Russian General Orlov (Steven Berkoff) is raising needed money by selling fake Faberge eggs to get needed money to pay for his plot to detonate a nuclear bomb in order to cripple Europe and defeat NATO.
|The Paradine Case 1947 N/R, 131 min.|
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn, Alida Valli, Leo G. Carroll, Ethel Barrymore, Louis Jourdan, Joan Tetzel, Isobel Elsom, Edgar Norton, John Goldsworthy, Lester Matthews, Lumsden Hare, Patrick Aherne
This courtroom drama involves the case of Maddelena Anna Paradine (Alida Valli) who is on trial for murdering her wealthy husband. Defense attorney Anthony Keane (Gregory Peck), although married to Gay (Ann Todd), falls in love with his beautiful client, fails to see the blatant facts of the case, and believes that she is innocent. Meanwhile, Judge Lord Thomas Horfield (Charles Laughton) sees through Anna's facade, and the prosecuting attorney, Sir Joseph (Leo G. Carroll), is determined to find her guilty. Despite Anna's protests, Keane calls her lover, stableman Andre Latour (Louis Jourdan), to the stand and tries to prove that he is the murderer. After being disgraced, Latour commits suicide. Finally, Anna admits that she killed her husband and blames Keane for Latour's death. The story ends with a stunned Keane leaving the courtroom. Ethel Barrymore received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in her role as Lady Sophie Horfield, the judge's loony wife.
|The Return of Swamp Thing 1989 PG-13, 88 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Horror / Action / Comedy
Director: Jim Wynorski
Cast: Louis Jourdan, Heather Locklear, Sarah Douglas, Dick Durock, Ace Mask, Joe Sagal, Monique Gabrielle, RonReaco Lee, Daniel Emery Taylor, Ralph Pace, Timothy Birch, Alex Van, Chris Doyle, Tony Cecere, Rex Pierson
While visiting her diabolical stepfather Anton Arcane (Louis Jourdan) who experiments with turning humans into weird animals, Abby (Heather Locklear) doesn't realize that Anton is planning to use her body to rejuvenate himself. But her life is saved, and she falls in love with Swamp Thing (Dick Durock) after Swamp Thing appears on the scene just in time to save Abby from being killed by Arcane. In the process, Swamp Thing avenges himself for his condition that Arcane imposed on him years before.
|The Silver Bears 1977 PG, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Ivan Passer
Cast: Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan, Stephane Audran, Tom Smothers, David Warner, Martin Balsam, Jay Leno, Charles Gray, Joss Ackland, Tony Mascia, Jeremy Clyde, Moustache, Mike Falco, Philip Mascellino
Filmed in Switzerland and Morocco, the story involves the efforts of "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) who is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a Swiss bank. The bank does not turn out to be what "Doc" expected, and Prince di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) recommends that he invest in a silver mine. Now, he encounters assorted characters who will stop at nothing to strike it rich.
|Swamp Thing 1982 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Wes Craven
Cast: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess, Nicholas Worth, Don Knight, Dick Durock, Al Ruban, Ben Bates, Nannette Brown, Reggie Batts, Mimi Craven, Karen Price, Bill Erickson, Dov Gottesfeld
Based on the comic book character, this is the story of Doctor Alec Holland's (Ray Wise) strange odyssey during which he turns himself into the slimy title character. Holland is trying to save the world from hunger by combining plant and animal cells. His lab is being protected by government agent Alice Cable (Adrienne Barbeau), but criminal mastermind Arcane (Louis Jourdan) breaks into the lab, kills Holland's sister Dr. Linda Holland (Nannette Brown) who works with him, and the formula spills on Holland. During the confusion, Alice escapes with Arcane in pursuit, and she is rescued by a green man who is actually Holland transformed by his formula into the Swamp Thing (Dick Durock).
|The Swan 1956 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Charles Vidor
Cast: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead, Jessie Royce Landis, Brian Aherne, Leo G. Carroll, Estelle Winwood, Robert Coote, Doris Lloyd, Van Dyke Parks, Christopher Cook, Edith Barrett, Bess Flowers, Jennifer Raine
Set in 1910's Hungary, Princess Alexandra (Grace Kelly) finds herself falling in love with Dr. Nicholas Agi (Louis Jourdan) although she is promised in marriage to Prince Albert (Alec Guinness).
|Three Coins in the Fountain 1954 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: Jean Negulesco
Cast: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Maggie McNamara, Rossano Brazzi, Howard St. John, Cathleen Nesbitt, Willard Waterman, Kathryn Givney
Three American women working in Rome throw coins into the Fountain of Trevi and wish for future happiness. Among the kudos awarded this movie were Academy Awards for Best Song ("Three Coins in the Fountain") and Best Cinematography; a nomination was received for Best Picture.
|The V.I.P.s 1963 N/R, 119 min.|
Director: Anthony Asquith
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan, Elsa Martinelli, Orson Welles, Margaret Rutherford, Rod Taylor, Maggie Smith, Michael Hordern, Robert Coote
The acting is top notch in this film about four V.I.P.s who are stranded overnight by fog at London's Heathrow Airport. Margaret Rutherford won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
|1. Anne of the Indies (1951)|
2. The Best of Everything (1959)
3. Bird of Paradise (1951)
4. The Bride Is Much Too Beautiful (1958)
5. Can-Can (1960)
6. The Count of Monte Cristo (1975)
7. The Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
8. Dangerous Exile (1958)
9. Decameron Nights (1953)
10. Double Deal (1981)
11. A Flea in Her Ear (1968)
12. Gigi (1958)
13. The Happy Time (1952)
14. Julie (1956)
15. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
16. Madame Bovary (1949)
17. Made in Paris (1966)
18. The Man in the Iron Mask (1976)
19. No Minor Vices (1948)
20. Octopussy (1983)
21. The Paradine Case (1947)
22. The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
23. The Silver Bears (1977)
24. Swamp Thing (1982)
25. The Swan (1956)
26. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
27. The V.I.P.s (1963)
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