The Impossible Mr. Pipelet (1955)
"L'impossible Monsieur Pipelet" (original title)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maurice Martin
Etchika Choureau ...
Jacqueline Martin
Maurice Baquet ...
Monsieur Richet
Jean-Jacques Delbo ...
Monsieur Francis (as Jean Jacques Delbo)
Jacques Dynam ...
Monsieur Durand, un futur père
Oncle Robert (as Louis De Funès)
Noël Roquevert ...
Le colonel
Louis Velle ...
Georges Richet
Georgette Anys ...
Tante Mathilde
Simone Bach ...
Une camarade de Jacqueline
Christiane Choiseul
Jacqueline Gut ...
Madame Smith
Benoîte Labb ...
La patronne du bistrot (as Benoite Lab)


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Release Date:

26 July 1955 (France)  »

Also Known As:

El portero, su hija y don Basilio  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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French censorship visa #16.617 See more »


Georges Richet: The trouble with being a landlord is that you can't complain to anybody.
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Poussez, poussez l'escarpolette
from the operetta "Véronique" (1888)
Lyrics by Albert Vanloo and Georges Duval
Music by André Messager
Sung by Gaby Morlay
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Saturday matinee B-Movie in a little town in France in 1955
5 July 2001 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

Two aging stars of the French Cinema (Morlay and the great Simon) are the only two reasons to have a nostalgic look at this little film. The two are doin' very fine, while the rest of the cast is over acting. Michel Simon plays a simple old man with a lot of love for his only daughter (Choureau). She falls in love with a doctor's son and he don't understand why. The story is too simple, too conservative, without a spark of imagination. This is the kind of movie that was very popular in small towns of France during the 1950's. It was always the first part of a double feature.

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