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The Room Upstairs (1946)

Martin Roumagnac (original title)
The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Blanche Ferrand - une grainetière intrigante
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Martin Roumagnac - un petit entrepreneur de maçonnerie
Jean d'Yd ...
L'oncle de Blanche (as Jean D'Yd)
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Le surveillant du collège - épris de Blanche (as Daniel Gelin)
Jean Darcante ...
L'avocat de la défense
Marcel Pérès ...
Paulot - le chef de chantier et ami de Martin (as Perez)
Camille Guérini ...
Gardin - le facteur (as Camille Guerini)
Henri Poupon ...
Gargame - un notable de Clairval
Lucien Nat ...
Rimbaut - l'adjoint au maire, ancien amant de Blanche
Paul Amiot ...
Le président du tribunal
Marcelle Hainia ...
Madame Percheron, la pompiste
Jean Heuzé ...
Le procureur
Charles Lemontier ...
Bonnemain - le bistrot
Georges Bever ...
Un citoyen de Clairval (as Bever)
Paul Faivre ...
L'acheteur de l'appartement de Blanche
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The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. Despite Martin's many efforts for the now femme-fatal Blanche, she is not able to chose between him and the rich consul De Laubry. Written by Anonymous

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18 December 1946 (France)  »

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The Room Upstairs  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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French censorship visa #4.121. See more »

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Referenced in Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (2001) See more »

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Marlene dietrich and Jean Gabin
6 October 2003 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Georges Lacombe makes a somewhat light interpretation of this social and psychological drama by Pierre-rené Wolf. The court at the end with its "avocat" and "ministère public" deliver us quite sensational dialogues and this second part of the movie is the most interesting; the end of the movie is anti-climax but is in the line of the Martin roumagnac and his adversary. Jean Gabin and Marlene Dietrich save the film for our memory but Marlene dietrich should have been more developed.


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