Not Rated | | Drama, Romance
The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.
José Ferrer won the 1947 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Drama for his portrayal of the title role, and is one of very few actors to also win an Academy Award for a role he or she originated on stage.
Thrice happy he who hides from pomp and power/ In sylvan shade or or solitary bower/ Where balmy zephyrs fan his burning cheeks...
Cyrano de Bergerac: Clown! King of Clowns! Leave the stage at once!
In the film's opening scene, after Cyrano starts to leave the theatre along with the others, Roxane bids good night to DeGuiche and Valvert and seems to exit, but moments later she is seen watching Cyrano's duel in the theatre. We never see her re-enter.
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