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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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  (in credits order)

Maurice Chevalier ... Victor Larnois
Marie Glory ... Gisèle
André Lefaur ... Ernest Villary
Milly Mathis ... La caissière
Marcel Vallée ... Pascaud
Marcel Simon ... Le directeur des Beaux-Arts
Paule Andral ... Madame Villary
Léon Arvel ... Templier
Nicole de Rouves ... La femme du chasseur
Viviane Gosset ... Suzy Dorfeuil
Simone Sandre ... La dactylo
Léon Morton ... Le maître d'école
Rivers Cadet ... Le chasseur
Henry Houry ... L'entraîneur
Jean Gobet ... Bruzin
Lucien Callamand ... Vauclin
Jean Aymé ... Le duc de Gange
Georges Bever ... Le valet de pied
Georgé ... Genneval
Anthony Gildès ... Le baron Wurtz
Vincent Hyspa ... Le président du tribunal
Gaston Secrétan ... Thor
Jean Témerson ... Cam
Robert Ozanne ... Un invité à la noce
Eugène Stuber ... L'amant de la femme du chasseur
Pierre Ferval
Gustave Libeau
Marcel Melrac
Guy Favières
Paul Marthès
Jacqueline Prévot
Clary Monthal
Liliane Lesaffre
Georges Morton
Les Bluebell Girls

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
Earle Darol 
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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