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Casque d'Or (1952)
"Casque d'or" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  18 August 1952 (USA)
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In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of them, Marie, aka "Casque d'Or" (Golden Helmet) meets Manda, a carpenter. Her man Roland belongs ... See full summary »

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Claude Dauphin ...
Raymond Bussières ...
Odette Barencey ...
Loleh Bellon ...
Solange Certin
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Le patron de la guinguette / Guinguette
Dominique Davray ...
Jacqueline Dane
Paul Barge ...
L'inspecteur Juliani / Police Insp. Giuliani
Paul Azaïs ...
Ponsard
Jean Clarieux ...
Paul
Tony Corteggiani ...
Le commissaire / Superintendent
Émile Genevois ...
Billy (as Emile Genevois)
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In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of them, Marie, aka "Casque d'Or" (Golden Helmet) meets Manda, a carpenter. Her man Roland belongs to the jealous kind, and Leca himself has his eye on her. A story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque. Written by Yepok

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the subtle allure that seemed to come so naturally to this beautiful woman
22 August 2010 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

This is a dream of a movie. Not full of action, yet packed with memorable moments and whole sequences. The stunning opening with the rowing boats on the river and the singing accompaniment, the slow build up and rapid denouement of the execution at the end and so much more in between. I was surprised upon opening my DVD to see the film originated in 1952 because I had imagined I had seen it upon it's London film release. The, thanks to another IMDb reviewer, I discover that the film was quickly pulled upon initial release and not released again until nine years later when it is perfectly feasible that I saw it in the West End. Simone Signoret! What can one say? Even to a youngster today, used to seeing 'stars' come and go so easily, would surely appreciate the subtle allure that seemed to come so naturally to this beautiful woman, who invigorated so many excellent films.


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