The Orient Express (1979)

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The Orient Express (1979)
Original Air Date: 14 December 1979, Canal 2, France
Episode Title: “Maria”

Stephanie Audran (Maria Von Pallberg)
Rossano Brazzi (Andre Val-Bergot)
Wolfgang Preiss (Capitaine Kruger)
Eric Gendron-Francois (Paul de Morvand)
Antonella Interlenghi (Stephanie)

Television, mini-series, 6 episodes

Danielle Anza

Claude Barma
Pierre Jean Remy

Air Date
14 December 1979

Episode Title

Country of Origin


Chaque episode de cette serie de six raconte une aventure amoureuse liee a un voyage dans L’Orient Express, met en scene une figure de femme exceptionnelle et utilise l’arriere fond historique d’une periode situee entre 1914 et 1939. Cette premiere histoire se deroule en juillet 1914 au cours d’un voyage qui conduit a Budapest. La tres belle Baronne Maria Von Pallberg menacee par l’inquietant Capitaine Kruger pour motif mysterieux et au cours duquel le jeune et seduisant diplomate Paul de Mornand rencontre la charmante mais enigmatique Stephanie. Realisation soigneuse et jolis costumes.

Every episode in this set of six tells a love story/adventure connected to a journey on the Orient Express, that might befall an exceptional woman in the historical period between 1914 and 1939. This first tale takes place in July of 1914, during a journey to Budapest. The very beautiful Baroness Maria Von Pallberg is menaced by the troubling Captain Kruger for mysterious reasons, and during the course of which the young and attractive diplomat Paul de Mornand keeps one eye on the charming but enigmatic Stephanie. Good attention to historical realism and pretty costumes.


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