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This edition: Charade

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(1963/U.S., 114 min., color, comedy-mystery) Dir.: Stanley Donen. Cast: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn. A young woman investigates the death of her husband in France and comes up against a motley crew of her husband’s war buddies searching for something that was in his possession. Romance and comedy are deftly mixed in with thriller elements in Donen’s take on a Hitchcock-style thriller. Screenplay by Peter Stone, music by Henry Mancini. Distrib.: Corinth Films. Discussion guest: David M. Lugowski, Manhattanville College.