Cyrano de Bergerac 1950

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Cyrano de Bergerac ★★★★ 1950

Edmund Rostand's famous story of a large-nosed yet poetic cavalier, who finds himself too ugly to be loved. He bears the pain of his devotion to Roxanne from afar, and helps the handsome but tongue-tied Christian to romance her. Ferrer became famous for this role, which won him an Oscar. Based on Brian Hooke's translation of the play. Also available colorized. 113m/B VHS, DVD . Jose Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince, Elena Verdugo, Morris Carnovsky; D: Michael Gordon; W: Carl Foreman; C: Franz Planer; M: Dimitri Tiomkin. Oscars '50: Actor (Ferrer); Golden Globes '51: Actor—Drama (Ferrer).