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The Robber Symphony (1937)

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Credited cast:
La diseuse de bonne aventure
Magda Sonja ...
La mère de Giannino
George Graves ...
Le grand-père de Giannino
Jim Gérald ...
Le charbonnier
Henri Valbel ...
Le magistrat
Alexandre Rignault ...
L'aubergiste / Le diable noir
Michael Martin Harvey ...
Le brigand au chapeau de paille (as Michel Martin-Harvey)
Webster Booth ...
Le brigand chanteur
Jack Tracy ...
Un brigand musicien
Al Marshall ...
Un brigand musicien
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oscar Asche ...
The Chief Gendarme
Hans Feher ...
George André Martin ...
The Mayor
Tela Tchaï ...
The Waitress (as Tela-Tchai)
Vinette ...
Fortune Teller


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Release Date:

26 January 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La symphonie des brigands  »

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1.37 : 1
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film of my life
3 September 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The Amsterdam film museum made a wonderful fresh restaurated copy of the Robber Symphony, which today, Sept. 3 2006, was shown on TV in the Netherlands, after a promised emission some years ago failed. Nobody should miss this wonderful artistic and musical happening of 1936(!!!!!) in black and white. One wonders where the nature shots where made, the landscape is surrealistic, though many scenes are clearly in a studio setting.

I saw this film in the fifties an never could forget it, neither the the themes of the music played by the London Philharmonics. So today was a Sentimental Journey.

The funny thing is that the film is described as "a musical", though it couldn't be further away from a contemporary musical. A musical "avant la lettre".

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