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Complete credited cast:
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Georges Thill ...
Julien
André Pernet ...
Le père de Louise
Suzanne Desprès ...
La mère de Louise (as Suzanne-Desprès)
Félix Clément ...
Rivers Cadet ...
Le chansonnier
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La première
Marcel Pérès ...
Le sculpteur
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Alphonsine - l'amie de Louise
Jacqueline Prévot ...
Une cousette
Edmond Beauchamp ...
Le philosophe (as Beauchamp)
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Le peintre Gaston (as Le Vigan)
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Lucienne
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Louise, a young seamstress, has fallen in love with Julien, her neighbor, a composer who lives a Bohemian life with his friends, artists like him. Her over-possessive working class parents unfortunately object to her marrying her beloved. Louise then decides to flee in company with Julien. One day she comes across her father, now very sick... Written by Guy Bellinger

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2 February 1940 (USA)  »

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FRF 7,000,000 (estimated)
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a crippled Louise
14 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

If you are a music lover (as well as a film goer) you will surely care to have a COMPLETE version of Albert Gance's MUSICAL film, one which does not -unexplanably- leave out the precious first 5 seconds of the opening credits (which use the very same music that can be heard in the famous characteristic opening bars of Charpentier's opera & masterpiece) ---which is unfortunately what the Bel Canto Society otherwise good transfer does ! So perhaps you'd better not hurry to get this DVD crippled copy & luckily stick to your French 1994 René Château VHS edition (and why not burn it to a personal DVD...) or try and get a second-hand videotape on the Web !


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