MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 40,379 this week

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

Not Rated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  18 August 1952 (USA)
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 3,146 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 35 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(scenario), (scenario), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Related News

Blu-ray Review: 'Casque d'Or' (rerelease)
| CineVue

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 10 Mar 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 19 Mar 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 31 Jan 2014
 
a list of 24 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Casque d'Or" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Casque d'Or (1952)

Casque d'Or (1952) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Casque d'Or.
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Working class couple Antoine and Antoinette dream of a better life. In the midst of constantly fending off the unwanted attention of men, especially the grocer Monsieur Roland, Antoinette ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Roger Pigaut, Claire Mafféi, Noël Roquevert
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Arsène Lupin, the multifaceted gentleman thief, steals two masterpieces from the President of the Council. Some time later, posing as Monsieur Gilles, a winegrower who is marrying his only ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Robert Lamoureux, Liselotte Pulver, O.E. Hasse
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Lilli Palmer, Lea Padovani
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

While Henri Laurent speeds along on the racing circuits, his pretty wife Françoise goes from luxury boutique to luxury boutique with her best friend Denise. One day, Denise lets her know ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Daniel Gélin, Louis Jourdan, Anne Vernon
Dernier atout (1942)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Mireille Balin, Raymond Rouleau, Pierre Renoir
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians.

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Auber, Nicole Courcel
La Ronde (1950)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Max Ophüls
Stars: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane, whom he is enamored with. When he's part of a caravan robbed by Abdel's ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Fernandel, Samia Gamal, Dieter Borsche
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Dedee is a prostitute, working in Monsieur Rene's night club on Antwerp's harbour. The porter is Marco, her pimp. Dedee is not happy, until she meets Francesco, an italian sailorman. They ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Allégret
Stars: Bernard Blier, Simone Signoret, Marcello Pagliero
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous guy. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ... See full summary »

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:"Goupi-...", are suspected.

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: Fernand Ledoux, Georges Rollin, Blanchette Brunoy
Le Plaisir (1952)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women - pleasure and youth. Then comes the long tale of Mme ... See full summary »

Director: Max Ophüls
Stars: Jean Gabin, Danielle Darrieux, Simone Simon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Claude Dauphin ...
Raymond Bussières ...
Odette Barencey ...
Loleh Bellon ...
Solange Certin
...
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)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

L'histoire d'une femme dont chaque amour fut...

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 August 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Casque d'Or  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Optiphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was Jacques Becker's own favorite film, and the only one of his movies to receive wide international release. See more »

Connections

Featured in Casque d'Or: Au coeur des sentiments (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Wonderful film clawpal28
Splendid soundtrack, don’t you think? Charlot47
Discuss Casque d'Or (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?