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"The Lady of the Camellias": Paris 1847 (05:43)


Monsiur Dumas learns that Marguerite Gautier died. The auction house is selling her belongings to pay off her creditors. Armand Duval plans to move the corpse to a different grave and cover it with camellias; Duval asks Dumas to accompany him.

"The Lady of the Camellias": At Gautier's Gravesite (02:54)

Duval identifies Marguerite's corpse. That evening he succumbs to illness and dreams of her dancing and their courtship.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Duval Wakes (03:39)

Duval wakes from his feverish state and agrees to see Dumas. Gaston introduced Duval to Marguerite.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Obsessed by Gautier (02:30)

Duval longs for Marguerite even after she insults him. Gaston explains that Madame Prudence Duvernoy once was young and beautiful.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Madame Duvernoy Visits (02:28)

Duval asks if she can get to know Marguerite. Madame Duvernoy explains that Gautier is under the protection of a duke and that she recently recovered from consumption.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Meeting Gautier Again (04:58)

Marguerite asks for Duval's forgiveness for embarrassing him. The Comte de Nef says goodbye. Gaston plays the piano while Gautier dances.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Party Begins (03:03)

Madame Duvernoy shows Duval gifts the Duke has bestowed. Gaston tells an embarrassing story about the Comte and flirts. Gautier begins to cough.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Alone In the Bedroom (05:44)

Duval professes his love. Madame Duvernoy interrupts. Marguerite agrees to become his mistress provided he gives her freedom.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Affair Begins (04:37)

Duval leaves before the Duke arrives. Gautier asks Duval to meet her and the Comte de Nef during the third act of the Vaudeville.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Gautier Is a Whore (02:59)

Duval complains about Marguerite's relationship with other men. Madame Duvernoy explains that he does not have enough money.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Gautier Enters (02:20)

Duval checks the bed sheets to determine whether Marguerite and the Comte de Gaux have been intimate. Gautier tells Duval that she has come up with a plan that will pay off her debts so they may be together.

"The Lady of the Camellias": Gautier Cancels (08:52)

Duval spies on Marguerite, because he believes she is seeing other men. Gautier spent the night with the Comte de Gaux. When Marguerite confronts Duval, he gives her a copy of Manon Lescaut.

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Credits: The Lady of the Camellias: Part 1

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This video is the first in a two part series about a doomed love story between Marguerite Gautier, a French courtesan, who is suffering from tuberculosis and a young gentleman Armand Duval, who is new in town. The story begins with Marguerite’s death. Duval tells the story of how they met and fell in love.

Length: 53 minutes

Item#: BVL141182

ISBN: 978-1-64198-217-7

Copyright date: ©1976

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