Heartbeat (1946)

STARRING:
Ginger Rogers, Jean-Pierre Aumont
DIRECTED BY:
Sam Wood
GENRE:
Drama, Romance
Arlette Lafron (Rogers) is a young pick pocket recruited by a corrupt foreign ambassador to steal a valuable watch from a wealthy and handsome young diplomat (Jean Pierre Aumont). Arlette not only bungles the job, but falls head over heels for her would-be victim. This entertaining remake of a popular French comedy stars such screen heavyweights as Basil Rathbone and Adolphe Menjou, was directed by Sam Wood ("A Day at the Races" and "A Night at the Opera"), and will have you thinking twice about your next European vacation! (BW)