The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949) was a Mystery - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Burgess Meredith and Irving Allen and produced by Franchot Tone and Irving Allen.
The Man on the Eiffel Tower (1949)By Franchot Tone Fan on Aug 5, 2015 From Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone
The Man on the Eiffel Tower stands out among Franchot's filmography for many reasons. First, it is a film that Franchot cited as one of his favorites. Second, it is the only film of his in color. Third, it features his second wife and mother of his children, Jean Wallace (yet they were either separa... Read full article
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There were various production problems on this picture, including Charles Laughton's threatening to walk off the picture if the original director, Irving Allen (who was also one of the film's producers) wasn't replaced (star Burgess Meredith eventually replaced him as director). Allen himself was very dissatisfied with the final results. After its initial run, he bought the film rights back from RKO and kept the prints out of circulation for a long time. Many believed that the film was lost, even Meredith. However, it has been released on VHS and DVD and can be relatively easily found at rental stores.
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