Cassandra Mann, Jeff Tracta, Claude Mann, Jay Leno, Marilyn Mccoo and Billy Davis Jr. - Celebrities attend 10th Annual Alfred Mann Foundation Gala at Robinsons-May Lot. - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Sunday 13th October 2013
Alfred Mann, Claude Mann and Cassandra Mann - Alfred Mann, Claude Mann, Cassandra Mann Sunday 21st October 2012 9th Annual Alfred Mann Foundation 'Innovation And Inspiration' Gala at The Barker Hanger - Arrivals
Debbie Allen, Alfred E. Mann and Claude Mann - Debbie Allen, Alfred E. Mann and wife, Claude Mann Held at Santa Monica Airport Santa Monica, California - An Evening Of Innovation And Inspiration In The Forbidden City Sunday 11th October 2009
In the murky gloom of a makeshift work camp, soldiers drop off Gerbier (the immortal Lino Ventura) to be put eventually in front of the Nazi tribunal. The German occupancy of France has sent a few loyalists underground to join the resistance, calculating ways to lower the German numbers and quickly dispatching any members of the resistance that get loose-lipped. When he is brought before the Nazis, Gerbier orchestrates a breathless escape from their headquarters. From there, Melville's film becomes a stunning, globetrotting spy masterpiece, shifting from the windy desolation of north France to the burnt dystopia of Marseilles with a brief stint in London.
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A nearly identical story is done a bit more effectively in 1984's Tricheurs, but Jacques Demy's early film has some compelling moments, most notably a sudden and powerful ending that is wholly unexpected but is surprisingly satisfying. Bay of Angels ought to be a film school lesson in how to end a movie.
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