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Lady Killer (1937)
"Gueule d'amour" (original title)

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Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women. He met Madeleine Courtois at Cannes. She is beautiful and lives in luxury. He lends her... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lucien Bourrache, 'Gueule d'Amour'
Mireille Balin ...
Madeleine
Pierre Etchepare ...
Le patron de l'hôtel
Henri Poupon ...
Monsieur Cailloux
Jean Aymé ...
Le valet de chambre (as Jean Ayme)
Pierre Magnier ...
Le commandant
Marguerite Deval ...
Madame Courtois
René Lefèvre ...
René
Jane Marken ...
Madame Cailloux (as Jeanne Marken)
Paulette Noizeux ...
L'épouse au face à main
André Siméon ...
Le patron du restaurant (as Siméon)
Pierre Labry ...
L'imprimeur
Lucien Dayle ...
Un client
Louis Florencie ...
Le dîneur (as Florencie)
Paul Fournier ...
Un client
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Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women. He met Madeleine Courtois at Cannes. She is beautiful and lives in luxury. He lends her a large amount of money, which she loses gambling. Then she drops him. But Lucien is now in love, and once demobilized, he goes to Paris to find her again. But he's not so sexy without his uniform, and Madeleine and him do not belong to the same milieu. Written by Yepok

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15 September 1937 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A nők bálványa  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Wonderful directorial excess
7 September 2002 | by (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

I never heard of this film until I saw it at a recent Gabin retrospective. I loved it, even if it is a case of directorial excess. The film would have been much more subtle if it had ended with Lucian (the Gabin character)returning to Orange and watching the new regiment of soldiers coming in, realizing that he was no longer the "lover boy." But then, it wouldn't have been as much fun.


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