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The Sheep Has Five Legs (1954)
"Le mouton à cinq pattes" (original title)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Édouard Saint-Forget / Les quintuplés : Alain, Bernard, Charles, Désiré et Etienne
Françoise Arnoul ...
Marianne Durand-Perrin
Andrex ...
Un marin
Michel Ardan ...
Un marin
Edmond Ardisson ...
Le brigadier
Georges Chamarat ...
M. Durand-Perrin, le père
Édouard Delmont ...
Le docteur Bollène
Paulette Dubost ...
Solange Saint-Forget
Ky Duyen ...
Un chinois (as Ky-Duyen)
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Pilate (as Louis de Funes)
Leopoldo Francés ...
Le métis
Micheline Gary ...
L'hôtesse de l'instutut de beauté
René Génin ...
Le maire
Denise Grey ...
Mme Durand-Perrin, la mère
Tony Jacquot ...
L'instituteur
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The story of Father Charles, who hides away because he is laughed at due to his similarity to "that priest in the movies", is a reference to the series of films being made at that time in which Fernandel played Don Camillo. See more »

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References The Little World of Don Camillo (1952) See more »

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A hidden gem that needs to be viewed by more cinema buffs.
12 November 1998 | by (Sunnyvale, California) – See all my reviews

Fernandel is brilliant in multiple roles that stretch his abilities as a wonderful comedic actor with the "horse faced" grin. The story concept is clever with a delightful "surprise" conclusion, yet it is the episodic statements that give full bloom to this wonderful film; especially the sequence aboard the tramp steamer when a gambling game involves the reaction of its players to a housefly.


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