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Fast ein Poet (1968)

TV Movie | 150 min | Drama

Cornelius "Con" Melody is an Irish tavern keeper in New England who lives in reverence of his former days as a nobleman and decorated officer in the British army during the Napoleonic wars. Impoverished now, he struts about in his uniform ...See moreCornelius "Con" Melody is an Irish tavern keeper in New England who lives in reverence of his former days as a nobleman and decorated officer in the British army during the Napoleonic wars. Impoverished now, he struts about in his uniform and plots to make money by manipulating the love of his daughter for the son of a wealthy manufacturer. His daughter sees through his façade and his chicanery and begins to plot for herself. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Eugene O'Neill (play "A Touch of the Poet") | Oscar Fritz Schuh (translation) | Ursula Schuh (translation)
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Updated May 1, 1968

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May 1, 1968 (Austria)

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Attila Hörbiger
Cornelius Melody Cornelius Melody   See fewer
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Paula Wessely
Nora Melody Nora Melody   See fewer
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Elisabeth Orth
Sara Melody Sara Melody   See fewer
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Ursula Schult
Deborath Harford Deborath Harford   See fewer
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Adolf Lukan
Mickey Maloy Mickey Maloy   See fewer
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Michael Janisch
Jamie Cregan Jamie Cregan   See fewer
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Hanns Obonya
Paddy O'Dowd Paddy O'Dowd   See fewer
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Rudolf Rösner
Patch Riley Patch Riley   See fewer
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Hans Thimig
Nicholas Gasdby Nicholas Gasdby   See fewer
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9.5 / 10 | 6 votes