The French Touch

Play - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 8, 1945
  • Closing Date: January 5, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 33

Playwright: Jerome Chodorov, Joseph A. Fields


During the Nazi occupation of France in World War II, a down-and-out French actor and his third wife are asked by his first wife and her Nazi-officer boyfriend to write a piece of Nazi propaganda, which the actor hopes to change at the last minute despite dangerous warning signs.


Opening Night Cast

Brian Aherne Roublard
Arlene Francis Jacqueline Carlier
Jacqueline Dalya Giselle Roublard
Madeleine Le Beau Odette Renoux
John Wengraf Felix Von Brenner
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Joseph A. Fields Writer
  Jerome Chodorov Writer
  Rene Claire Director
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
  Edward Choate General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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