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Jean Brochard

  • Mar 12, 1893 - Jun 17, 1972 (age 79)
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1972
Jean Brochard
PersonalJune 1972

Jean Brochard

Jean Brochard passed away.
1959
Way of Youth
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MovieSep 23, 1959

Way of Youth

Way of Youth released.
An Angel on Wheels
MovieAug 28, 1959

An Angel on Wheels

A female guardian angel tries to convince Pierre not to marry …
A female guardian angel tries to convince Pierre not to marry his rich but mean fiance, but rather fall in love with a stewardess who is secretly in love with him.
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La bête à l'affût
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MovieJun 17, 1959

La bête à l'affût

A cop's widow is through with love and she spends her time …
A cop's widow is through with love and she spends her time collecting money for the orphans of the Police,abetted by a bunch of snobs and false friends.Unfortunately the person who was in ...
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1958
The Law Is the Law
MovieSep 17, 1958

The Law Is the Law

Assola is an imaginary village on the border between Italy and …
Assola is an imaginary village on the border between Italy and France and the borderline crosses the village itself. The French customs agent Ferdinand is always trying to catch the Italian...
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Sinners of Paris
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MovieJan 15, 1958

Sinners of Paris

Le Fondu, a famous gangster, escapes from the hospital …
Le Fondu, a famous gangster, escapes from the hospital where he was detained, killing an inspector in the process. The colleague of the deceased inspector, Paul Vardier, vows to avenge him....
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1957
Lovers of Paris
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MovieOct 18, 1957

Lovers of Paris

Young, handsome, dashing but cynical, Octave Mouret …
Young, handsome, dashing but cynical, Octave Mouret arrives in Paris, determined to conquer the belles of the capital. His first attempts are not too successful though as he is rebuffed by Valérie Vabre, the neurotic wife of the landlord of the block of flats he is accommodated in. As for the affair he starts with Caroline Hédouin, the married owner of "Au Bonheur des Dames", the shop where he works, the least we can say is that it lacks passion. But he does seduce Berthe, a girl he refused to marry when her mother tried to force her on him, now that she is married with another. He will finally achieve his end when Caroline, now widowed and needing a man to help her manage her business, asks him... to marry her!
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Les Espions
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MovieSep 19, 1957

Les Espions

A psychiatrist, desperate for money to keep his faltering practice …
A psychiatrist, desperate for money to keep his faltering practice running, makes a deal with a spy to hide a mysterious person in his clinic in return for a million francs. As soon as the ...
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Les violents
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MovieJun 13, 1957

Les violents

Pierre Tercelin who used to be a prosperous industrialist is …
Pierre Tercelin who used to be a prosperous industrialist is now ruined and embittered, having become a mere lock keeper. A widower, he lives with his daughter Evelyne, a music-hall dancer....
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1956
The Virtuous Bigamist
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MovieDec 28, 1956

The Virtuous Bigamist

The Provence, somewhere in …
The Provence, somewhere in the 1950's. Paul Verdier, traveling salesman, leaves his home and his quarrelsome wife for his weekly round. On the train he meets a young woman, Marie, who looks a little lost. No wonder. Marie is pregnant but lacks the customary husband. She's returning to her village but is not exactly looking forward to the confrontation with her parents and the villagers, all pretty conservative people. After getting to know Paul a little better (for which there is ample time during the trip by train and bus) Marie decides to ask Paul to act as her husband, just to allay the suspicions of her family. After some hesitating Paul accepts, charmed by the girl and unaware of the complications such is bound to cause to his own life.
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Je reviendrai à Kandara
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MovieDec 20, 1956

Je reviendrai à Kandara

I'll Get Back to Kandara …
I'll Get Back to Kandara (French: Je reviendrai à Kandara) is a 1956 French drama film directed by Victor Vicas and starring François Périer, Daniel Gélin and Bella Darvi. The film's art direction was by Raymond Gabutti.
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1955
Thirteen at the Table
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MovieDec 28, 1955

Thirteen at the Table

Madeleine and her husband …
Madeleine and her husband Antoine have invited friends for Christmas Eve dinner.Unfortunately,soon before the meal,she realizes that there is going to be thirteen guests around the table .Although she claims she's not superstitious,Madeleine thinks that it's going too far all the same .So,she will spend the whole Christmas night trying to increase or reduce the number of the revelers.But all that she does backfires against her and the number is always the fatal thirteen.
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The Maiden
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MovieNov 29, 1955

The Maiden

A lot of robbed jewels is out in the nature, and no one knows …
A lot of robbed jewels is out in the nature, and no one knows where it is hidden. Possibly the robber's girlfriend knows. When she is out of prison, and returns to her cabaret show in ...
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L'impossible Monsieur Pipelet
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MovieJul 26, 1955

L'impossible Monsieur Pipelet

Maurice Martin takes care of …
Maurice Martin takes care of the concierge's lodge he has with his wife, the amiable Germaine.
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Diabolique
MovieJan 29, 1955

Diabolique

Michel Delassalle is the principal of a boarding school, and …
Michel Delassalle is the principal of a boarding school, and widely loathed. This loathing extends to his wife, Christina, and his mistress, Nicole Horner, both of whom work at the school. The two of them hatch a plan to murder Mr Delassalle while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.
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1953
I Vitelloni
MovieAug 26, 1953

I Vitelloni

A sensitive character study of five young men trapped in a …
A sensitive character study of five young men trapped in a small town on the Adriatic. Their discontentment and restlessness lead them into a variety of activities, not all of them admirable.
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1952
Monsieur Taxi
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MovieSep 3, 1952

Monsieur Taxi

Pierre Verger is a quick-tempered Paris taxi driver (excuse the …
Pierre Verger is a quick-tempered Paris taxi driver (excuse the pleonasm!). On the other hand , he is a good family man concerned about his nearest and dearest. Married to Hélène, he has two children, Georges, a journalist and womanizer, and Jacqueline, a seamstress, engaged to a serious-minded, naive artist/delivery man. He has also a a brother-in-law, who is a policeman outside home and a henpecked husband inside. But his closest companion is "Gangster", a young dog, who shares his days of work as well as his aversion to law enforcers. Pierre's main preoccupation is to provide his next of kin with a comfortable life but he finds it hard to make ends meet. This is the reason why he is faced with a moral dilemma when a client, an Italian woman whose address he can't find, leaves her bag in his taxi with 300,000 francs in it. Will usually honest Pierre keep this large sum of money or bring it to the police?
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1951
Le Voyage en Amérique
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MovieOct 31, 1951

Le Voyage en Amérique

As part of the fascination in …
As part of the fascination in post World War II France with American culture, a young French couple here travel to the US to see for themselves the prosperity they have heard about.
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Under the Paris Sky
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MovieMar 21, 1951

Under the Paris Sky

Under the Sky of Paris (French: Sous le ciel de Paris) is a …
Under the Sky of Paris (French: Sous le ciel de Paris) is a 1951 French drama film directed by Julien Duvivier. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris and on location around the city. The film's sets were designed by the art director René Moulaert. The song of the same name, later recorded by Édith Piaf and others, was written for this film by Hubert Giraud (music) and Jean Dréjac (lyrics). In the film it was sung by Jean Bretonnière.
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Dr. Knock
MovieMar 21, 1951

Dr. Knock

Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so …
Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so much so that the local doctor's practice was scant. But that was before Dr. Parpalaid retired and was replaced by a charlatan by the name of Knock. A real genius this one, for he soon managed to persuade everyone that they were ill. And not only didn't they resent him but they even loved their physician, who made a fortune and brought prosperity to the village by turning it into a big hospital.
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1950
Dieu a besoin des hommes
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MovieOct 4, 1950

Dieu a besoin des hommes

The island of Sein,in the …
The island of Sein,in the nineteenth century,in Brittany.A crude population lives here,on these windy shores ,estranged from the rest of the world.No priest comes here anymore,because they are sinners,wreckers.So the sacristan will act as a priest.The inhabitants from the island do need religion,even if theirs is close to superstition.And they do believe in their new officiant,even if the latter does not dare to do everything a priest does(the sacraments).But little by little ,he would ,were it not for the coming of a true religious figure,escorted by - gendarmes.
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1949
Return to Life
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MovieSep 14, 1949

Return to Life

Five prisoners ,a woman and four men,return to France after …
Five prisoners ,a woman and four men,return to France after WW2.We follow their rocky road to life.It's a movie which consists of five different stories.
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Barry
MovieSep 2, 1949

Barry

Sylvain and Angelina, two young people living in the Alps, love …
Sylvain and Angelina, two young people living in the Alps, love each other but they are separated when Sylvain thoughtlessly joins Napoléon Ier's army and takes part in all the Napoleonic campaigns until the fall of the emperor. As for Angelina who believes that her lover is dead, she marries Jean-Marie, a man she does not love, has a child and goes to America. Thirteen years later,Angelina and her family, back from the States, are buried by an avalanche in the Alps. Saved by Barry, the good rescue dog, and Father Théotime, a monk of St Bernard's Hospice, who once loved her, Angelina is reunited with Sylvain in dramatic circumstances. Her daughter Gisèle is still missing. Although old and tired, Théotime does not hesitate. He defies the snowstorm once again in the company of Barry... saves them with the help of Barry, the good rescue dog.
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1948
Scandals of Clochemerle
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MovieMay 11, 1948

Scandals of Clochemerle

A little town erupts in turmoil …
A little town erupts in turmoil about the construction of a public urinal. The army is sent in to restore order, but the military add to the confusion by getting involved with the local ...
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La dame d'onze heures
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MovieMar 3, 1948

La dame d'onze heures

Stanislas Oscar Seminario, …
Stanislas Oscar Seminario, aka SOS, is a young explorer, just back from Africa, visiting old friends: the Pescara's. But the father keeps receiving anonymous letters. And soon a mysterious ...
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1947
La maison sous la mer
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MovieAug 20, 1947

La maison sous la mer

A stranger named Constant, …
A stranger named Constant, disrupts life of Flora who is seemingly happy with her husband, Lucien. She suddenly experiences a passionate love, taking refuge with her lover in a cave they call "home under the sea."
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La femme en rouge
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MovieMay 21, 1947

La femme en rouge

Two painting are stolen ,in an art gallery and in a painter's …
Two painting are stolen ,in an art gallery and in a painter's house.The burglars always leave the picture of a royal seal after their theft.The local captain in charge of the investigation is not very smart ,but fortunately private detective Roland Gautier takes the affair in hand : it must be a gang .He suspects the shady owner of a nightclub .Gautier is kidnapped and held prisoner on a barge.To get rid of him, the criminals want to drown him.The boss's mistress,Irmène ,remembers that the young man saved her little brother's life and decides to help him.
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The Royalists
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MovieMar 20, 1947

The Royalists

The Royalists (French: Les Chouans) is a 1947 French …
The Royalists (French: Les Chouans) is a 1947 French historical drama film directed by Henri Calef and starring Paul Amiot, Roland Armontel and Roger Bontemps. It is an adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's 1829 novel Les Chouans.
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1946
A Lover's Return
MovieSep 1, 1946

A Lover's Return

A Lover's Return (French: Un revenant, French: Le …
A Lover's Return (French: Un revenant, French: Le revenant) is a 1946 French drama film directed by Christian-Jaque. It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.
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Jericho
MovieMar 13, 1946

Jericho

Jericho is the code name of an operation set up by the …
Jericho is the code name of an operation set up by the British Royal Air Force and the French Resistance to free French hostages held by German soldiers in the jail of Amiens in Northern France.
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1945
Angel and Sinner
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MovieOct 13, 1945

Angel and Sinner

Ten people fleeing Rouen invaded by the Prussians, Rousset …
Ten people fleeing Rouen invaded by the Prussians, Rousset nicknamed ball of tallow among them, give to a Prussian to save other passengers who still despise. However, on later nobody could underestimate her being how brave .
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La Grande Meute
MovieJul 18, 1945

La Grande Meute

La Grande Meute is a 1945 French film directed by Jean de …
La Grande Meute is a 1945 French film directed by Jean de Limur. The film recorded admissions in France of 1,754,414.
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1944
Carmen
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MovieAug 8, 1944

Carmen

Carmen is a French-Italian musical drama film directed by …
Carmen is a French-Italian musical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Viviane Romance, Jean Marais and Lucien Coëdel. It is a version of the famous opera. Although filmed in 1942 it was not released until 1944 in France and 1945 in Italy.
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Cecile Is Dead
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MovieMar 8, 1944

Cecile Is Dead

Cecile Is Dead (French: Cécile est morte!) is a 1944 French …
Cecile Is Dead (French: Cécile est morte!) is a 1944 French crime film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Albert Préjean, Santa Relli and Germaine Kerjean. It is based on the 1942 novel of the same title by Georges Simenon featuring his detective Jules Maigret.
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Le voyageur sans bagages
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MovieFeb 23, 1944

Le voyageur sans bagages

Gaston is a WW1 amnesiac …
Gaston is a WW1 amnesiac .A wealthy family claims that he is one of them ,so he is taken to their desirable mansion so he will be able to remember his past . Little by little,he is told his "past" and he discovers that the person he used to be, was mean,despicable and incapable of loving.The present is not rosy either: a bourgeois family , unsympathetic characters beneath a smiling exterior ,who tells you who to salute and who to avoid.
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1943
Voyage sans espoir
MovieDec 15, 1943

Voyage sans espoir

Voyage sans espoir (Voyage Without Hope) is a French …
Voyage sans espoir (Voyage Without Hope) is a French drama film from 1943, directed by Christian-Jaque, written by Christian-Jaque, starring Simone Renant and Jean Marais.
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Le Corbeau
MovieSep 28, 1943

Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau (lit. The Crow) is a 1943 French film directed by …
Le Corbeau (lit. The Crow) is a 1943 French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Pierre Fresnay, Micheline Francey and Pierre Larquey. The film is about a French town where a number of citizens receive anonymous letters containing libelous information, particularly targeting a doctor accused of being an abortionist. The mystery surrounding the letters eventually escalates into violence.
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1942
Le journal tombe à cinq heures
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MovieMay 21, 1942

Le journal tombe à cinq heures

The everyday life and activity …
The everyday life and activity of "La Dernière Heure", a major evening newspaper, seen through the eyes of Hélène Perrin, a cub reporter trained by Pierre Rabaud, a star in his field. Side ...
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Caprices
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MovieFeb 16, 1942

Caprices

Caprices is a 1942 French comedy film starring Danielle …
Caprices is a 1942 French comedy film starring Danielle Darrieux and Albert Préjean, and was directed by Léo Joannon, who co-wrote screenplay with André Cayatte and Jacques Companéez for the German run film company Continental Films who made films to take the place of banned American films. It was released on VHS by TF1 Vidéo in France on 1 January 1998.
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1941
Who Killed Santa Claus?
MovieOct 16, 1941

Who Killed Santa Claus?

The story concerns an old …
The story concerns an old globe-maker who is mysteriously killed while going through the town portraying Pere Noel ("Father Christmas" aka Santa Claus).
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L'enfer des anges
MovieFeb 13, 1941

L'enfer des anges

Abandoned children, left to their own devices and a life of …
Abandoned children, left to their own devices and a life of danger, are adopted by a kind man.
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1939
Personal Column
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MovieDec 5, 1939

Personal Column

After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown …
After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown man who she met through a personal column advert, Adrienne Charpentier is recruited by the police to answer a series of similar adverts to try to track down the killer.
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La Loi du Nord
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MovieSep 1, 1939

La Loi du Nord

Robert Shaw slaughters his wife's lover and runs away with his …
Robert Shaw slaughters his wife's lover and runs away with his secretary Jacqueline. Helped by a French trapper who takes them for film-makers, they hide in Northern Canada.
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Berlingot and Company
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MovieApr 27, 1939

Berlingot and Company

François and Victor sell hard …
François and Victor sell hard candy at the fun fair. They also bring up Gisèle, a one-year-old child they found by the side of the road. Although the two men are often at each other's throats they are the best friends, getting on well with the other fairground people. But when they defend Lisa, the fortune teller's daughter against Dédé, a thug who pesters her, they provoke his anger. Dédé sets fire to the two friends' stand and they are forced to take the road.
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Entente cordiale
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MovieApr 3, 1939

Entente cordiale

The history of the Entente Cordiale in the big and small picture, …
The history of the Entente Cordiale in the big and small picture, from 1898, when a French officer occupied the village of Fashoda, Sudan to 8 April 1904, when a series or agreements marking the rapprochement between England and France were signed. To this turnaround in public opinion corresponds a parallel evolution in the intimate feelings of two families, one English and the other French which will result in the French heir marrying the English daughter.
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Vidocq
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MovieMar 18, 1939

Vidocq

Vidocq is a 1939 French historical crime film directed by …
Vidocq is a 1939 French historical crime film directed by Jacques Daroy and starring André Brule, Nadine Vogel and René Ferté. The film is based on the memoirs of Eugène François Vidocq. Vidocq was a criminal in nineteenth century Paris who changes sides and became a leading detective.
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Raphaël le tatoué
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MovieFeb 11, 1939

Raphaël le tatoué

Raphaël le tatoué released.
1938
Ramuntcho
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MovieFeb 24, 1938

Ramuntcho

Ramuntcho is a young man who has fallen in with a gang of …
Ramuntcho is a young man who has fallen in with a gang of smugglers, led by Itchoua, who carry their contraband across the border into Spain. He is in love with Gracieuse whose mother, Dolorès, bitterly dislikes Ramuntcho because he was born an illegitimate child. His smuggling activities force him to join the army and he is sent to Saigon and, because of her mother's desire to marry her off to someone else, Gracieuse joins a convent.
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1937
Forfaiture
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MovieNov 24, 1937

Forfaiture

This version of the story begins with the engineer's wife …
This version of the story begins with the engineer's wife (Denise Morel) being driven to the site where her husband is building a bridge. The first thing she notices is the mark of the ...
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Confessions of a Newlywed
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MovieFeb 26, 1937

Confessions of a Newlywed

A shy young man, Edmond, …
A shy young man, Edmond, marries Paulette, the daughter of his employer, Jules Papillot. The bride is beautiful and the prospects are good. But there is a little hitch: the young husband is unable to fulfill his conjugal duties. All this because of a customs officer who had the really bad idea to ask him "Anything to declare" at the precise instant when, on the train, he was about to embrace Paulette. Papillot, alarmed by the situation, decides to help his son-in-law : psychiatrists, loose women to awaken his libido again, anything goes. Luckily - although following plenty of ups and downs - all is well that ends well.
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1936
Bach détective
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MovieNov 20, 1936

Bach détective

Bach the Detective (French: Bach détective) is a 1936 French …
Bach the Detective (French: Bach détective) is a 1936 French comedy film directed by René Pujol and starring Bach and Ginette Leclerc.
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1893
Jean Brochard
BirthMarch 1893

Jean Brochard

Jean Brochard was born.
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