Cecile Aubry in 'Manon' (1949)
Cecile Aubry (1928 - 2010)
Manon (1949) [Manon Lescaut]: Shot in the back by a Bedouin rider while she and Michel Auclair are wandering through the desert. She dies in Michel's arms shortly afterwards, followed by a lengthy sequence of the grief-stricken Michel carrying and dragging her body through the desert before finally burying her in the sand. (See also Alida Valli in the 1940 version Manon Lescaut.) (Thanks to McQuade)
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