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Boniface
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Charlie
Gaston Orbal ...
M. Simon (as Orbal)
Charles Bouillaud ...
Le troisième gangster
François Deschamps
Palmyre Levasseur ...
La logeuse
Julien Maffre ...
Le lampiste (as Maffre)
Albert Malbert ...
Le bistrot (as Malbert)
Max Révol ...
Le chef de gare
Francis Salabert ...
Le commissaire (as Salabert)
Michel Ardan ...
Le deuxième gangster
Yves Deniaud ...
Le premier gangster
Liliane Bert ...
Irène
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19 October 1949 (France)  »

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Alla tiders hjälte  »

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Followed by Boniface somnambule (1951) See more »

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Extraordinaire
Music by Louiguy
Lyrics by Jean Manse
Performed by Fernandel
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Beware of dead bodies!
21 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

This "Mr Boniface" was so successful that a sequel ,"Boniface Somnambule" was filmed ;today it does not pass for a great Fernandel movie ;the screenplay is rather poor and the lines lack wit ,madness and finally humor;the movie is padded out with three songs,each one lousier than the one before .

Fernandel plays a simple man,like he often did -apparently a moron,but he who laughs last laughs best ,as everybody knows- who gets involved in an implausible story of gangsters in the wake of the discovery of a criminal's dead body in his own bed (natural death;it was apparently a showdown but he died of a heart attack); A window dresser,Boniface is in love with one of the girls of the shop;his adventures will help him conquer her .


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