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J.P. Cassel | Jean Pierre Cassel
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[on working with Luis Buñuel
on the set of The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
(1972)] He was talking to the cameraman, and I heard them. I think he wanted me to. He was asked, "What kind of lens do I use? A 50?" "A 50. If the actor's good, put on a 75." Of course I was very good and got a close-up.
Has played both "d'Artagnan the Musketeer" and "Cyrano de Bergerac". In neither role, however, was he appearing in an adaptation of a literary work in which that character appears. In Cyrano et d'Artagnan
(1964), he played "d'Artagnan". That film was not based on any of Alexandre Dumas père
's novels, or on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", which featured a cameo by "d'Artagnan". In The Return of the
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