Saint Joan (1957) – Episode 29

Saint Joan (1957)

Saint Joan (1957) is an Anglo film adaptation of a George Bernard Shaw play. The movie flows like a play and brings very little originality to the story. Quite frankly would not even review this film except for Otto Preminger directing and Richard Widmark‘s over the top portray of The Dauphin, Charles VII.

Rough Script Saint Joan 1957

Saint Joan (1957) is an Anglo film adaptation of a George Bernard Shaw play. The movie flows like a play and brings very little originality to the story. Quite frankly would not even review this film except for Otto Preminger directing and Richard Widmark‘s over the top portray of The Dauphin, Charles VII. Of course, we are still on the Richard Widmark line.

The movie is told in flashback after Charles wakes in his bedroom to find the 25-years dead Joan there. They jump back to the beginning of her story and then end again in the bedroom.

As I previously said Richard Widmark was cast as The Dauphin, Charles … Continue reading