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5 February 1939 (USA) See more »
A tramp learns that even honesty won't help him overcome his struggles to prosper. After a man tells him that he needs to smile in order to succeed, he turns his attitude around and he becomes successful. | Add synopsis »
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Maurice Chevalier ... Victor Larnois
André Lefaur ... Ernest Villary
Marcel Vallée ... Pascaud
Léon Arvel ... Templier (as Arvel)
Marcel Simon ... Le directeur des Beaux-Arts
Rivers Cadet ... Le chasseur (as Rivers-Cadet)
Léon Morton ... Le maître d'école
Henry Houry ... L'entraîneur
Jean Gobet ... Bruzin
Marie Glory ... Gisèle
Paule Andral ... Madame Villary
Milly Mathis ... La caissière
Viviane Gosset ... Suzy Dorfeuil
Les Bluebell Girls (as Les Blue Bell Girls)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Aymé ... Le duc de Gange (uncredited)
Georges Bever ... Le valet de pied (uncredited)
Lucien Callamand ... Vauclin (uncredited)
Nicole de Rouves ... La femme du chasseur (uncredited)
Guy Favières ... (uncredited)
Pierre Ferval ... (uncredited)
Georgé ... Genneval (uncredited)
Anthony Gildès ... Le baron Wurtz (uncredited)
Vincent Hyspa ... Le président du tribunal (uncredited)
Liliane Lesaffre ... (uncredited)
Gustave Libeau ... (uncredited)
Paul Marthès ... (uncredited)
Marcel Melrac ... (uncredited)
Clary Monthal ... (uncredited)
Georges Morton ... (uncredited)
Robert Ozanne ... Un invité à la noce (uncredited)
Jacqueline Prévot ... (uncredited)
Simone Sandre ... La dactylo (uncredited)
Gaston Secrétan ... Thor (uncredited)
Eugène Stuber ... L'amant de la femme du chasseur (uncredited)
Jean Témerson ... Cam (uncredited)

Directed by
Maurice Tourneur 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Louis Verneuil 

Original Music by
Charles Borel-Clerc 
Marcel Lattès 
Cinematography by
Louis Née 
Armand Thirard 
Film Editing by
Harold Earle 
Production Design by
Lucien Carré 
Émile Duquesne 
Costume Design by
Georgette Cartigny 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edouard Lepage .... assistant director
Sound Department
Antoine Archimbaud .... sound engineer

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Also Known As:
"Avec le sourire" - France (original title)
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98 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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