Mr. Emmanuel

  • 1944
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Film adaptation of the novel results in an unevenly paced story of an old Jewish man, Aylmer, who has lived his entire life in the ghetto of Manchester. He befriends a young refugee from Nazi Germany and promises the boy that he will go to Germany and find his mother. Once in the Third Reich, he is captured and tortured by the Gestapo, but he is finally...read more

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Film adaptation of the novel results in an unevenly paced story of an old Jewish man, Aylmer, who has lived his entire life in the ghetto of Manchester. He befriends a young refugee from Nazi Germany and promises the boy that he will go to Germany and find his mother. Once in the Third

Reich, he is captured and tortured by the Gestapo, but he is finally released because of the efforts of an old friend, Gynt, who is now the mistress of a high Nazi official. The story concludes with Aylmer finding the woman he seeks, but she rejects her son in favor of her new husband, a Nazi.

Note 15-year-old Jean Simmons in her second screen role.

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