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The Golden Coach (1952)
"Le carrosse d'or" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | History  -  5 January 1954 (USA)
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In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Camilla
Odoardo Spadaro ...
Don Antonio
Nada Fiorelli ...
Isabella
Dante ...
Arlequin
Duncan Lamont ...
Ferdinand, Le Viceroy
George Higgins ...
Martinez
Ralph Truman ...
Duc de Castro
Gisella Mathews ...
Marquise Irene Altamirano
Raf De La Torre ...
Le Procureur
Elena Altieri ...
Duchesse de Castro
Paul Campbell ...
Felipe
Riccardo Rioli ...
Ramon, le Toreador
William Tubbs ...
Aubergiste (as William C. Tubbs)
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Eveque de Carmol (de Comédie-Française)
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In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests the two of them settle down together among Indians. Ramon, a torero, offers her a share of his glory. Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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Camilla: At the end of the second act, when Colombine goes, driven away by her masters, there is a tradition you seem not to know. The comedians bow to her.
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Masterpiece
28 April 2002 | by (Columbia, South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this recently at a retrospective celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Cahiers du Cinema, and I approached it with some trepidation. I didn't know if I would like it as much as Renoir's more famous films of the 30s, and I had previously found some of the color films he did in the 50s to be less accessible. I needn't have worried; this film is a masterpiece. The color is sumptuous and breathtaking; I have always like Technicolor, in which this film is shot, for the richness of its palette. The acting is brilliant and introduced me to some wonderful actors I have never heard of before. Well worth viewing.


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