JOAN OF PARIS was a good little war movie that had several interesting sidelights attached to it. Henreid and Morgan made their American debuts in the film, and Ladd and Cregar were both tabbed for greater things after their work was seen. Although made before America's involvement in the
war, it was held in the can until after Pearl Harbor and did big business, because it was as current as that morning's headlines when it finally came out in January, 1942. Morgan is a French barmaid whose patron saint is, you guessed it, Joan of Arc. Five flyers land in France behind Nazi lines
and meet later in a Paris church where the priest, Mitchell, helps them. Henreid, a Fre...