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This Land Is Mine (1943) was a Drama - War Film directed by Jean Renoir and produced by Jean Renoir and Dudley Nichols.

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This Land Is Mine (1943)

By Beatrice on Sep 24, 2014 From Flickers in Time

This Land Is Mine Directed by Jean Renoir Written by Dudley Nichols 1943/USA Jean Renoir-Dudley Nichols Productions/RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Warner Archive DVD Louise Martin: Every factory and railroad in Europe is Germany, Mrs. Lory, until the Germans are driven out. In Jean RenoirR... Read full article


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Paul Martin: You told?
George Lambert: [Quickly] Yes. Why did you do it, Paul?
Paul Martin: Why did YOU do it, George?
George Lambert: [after a pause] Don't look at me!
Paul Martin: You're looking at yourself, George, and that's what you can't stand. You can't stand it, and that's why you're warning me. Thanks, Georg.
[He leaves]


Mrs. Emma Lory: Why don't they bomb Germany, young woman?
Louise Martin: Every factory and railroad in Europe is Germany, Mrs. Lory, until the Germans are driven out.


Albert Lory: Well, the truth is I wanted to kill George Lambert, but I don't think I could have done it. I'm too weak. I'm a coward. Well, everyone knows it; even the prosecutor. That's why he's making fun of me.


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The book that Laughton begins reading to his students at the end of the movie is "The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen" (French: Déclaration des droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen), a fundamental document of the French Revolution.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 24, 1944 with Charles Laughton and Maureen O'Hara reprising their film roles.
The film opened simultaneously at 72 theaters in 50 key cities on 7 May 1943, setting a box office record for gross receipts on an opening day. Opening day ceremonies were broadcast on a radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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