MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,186 this week

Short Head (1956)
"Courte tête" (original title)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 68 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1245 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 153 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Short Head" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Short Head (1956)

Short Head (1956) on IMDb 6.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Short Head.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Directors: Gilles Grangier, Georges Lautner
Stars: Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc
The Tattoo (1968)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Denys de La Patellière
Stars: Jean Gabin, Louis de Funès, Paul Mercey
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Victor Garnier a perdu presque toutes ses économies en suivant les indications du directeur de la banque. Maintenant il n'a plus de sous. Mais une idée géniale lui vient à l'esprit: si la ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Girault
Stars: Louis de Funès, Yvonne Clech, Jean-Pierre Marielle
Carom Shots (1963)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Marcel Bluwal
Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Serrault
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In a small French village, everything would be quiet if the local wildlife cop was not being ridiculed by a smart poacher.

Director: Yves Robert
Stars: Louis de Funès, Noëlle Adam, Frédéric Duvallès
Life Together (1958)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The writer Pierre Carot became rich and famous with his book "Life as a Couple", which was based on the loving relationships of four couples. Now he's setting up his will and wants to leave... See full summary »

Director: Clément Duhour
Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux, Sophie Desmarets
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Jeannette Batti
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A shy, timorous bank clerk, Fernand Jérôme, prevents -unwillingly of course - a gang led by "Le Grand J" from robbing the "Crédit Populaire", where he works. Having become a hero out of the... See full summary »

Director: Guy Lefranc
Stars: Fernand Raynaud, Noël Roquevert, Henri Crémieux
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Jacques Poitrenaud
Stars: Dany Saval, Louis de Funès, Maurice Biraud
Candide (1960)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Based on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide, a young Westphalian born in the castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh, is driven out of ... See full summary »

Director: Norbert Carbonnaux
Stars: Jean-Pierre Cassel, Pierre Brasseur, Daliah Lavi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Serge Korber
Stars: Louis de Funès, Geraldine Chaplin, Olivier De Funès
The Overtaxed (1959)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Il maresciallo Topponi si presenta una mattina nel grande negozio di tessuti del cavalier Pezzella, per un accertamento fiscale. Su consiglio del consulente fiscale, il negoziante tenta di ... See full summary »

Director: Steno
Stars: Totò, Aldo Fabrizi, Cathia Caro
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fernand Gravey ...
Olivier Parker
Micheline Dax ...
Lola d'Héricourt
Jean Richard ...
Ferdinan Galiveau, éleveur de volailles à Parthenay
Jacques Duby ...
Amédée Lucas / Teddy Morton
Robert Murzeau ...
Le tailleur
Hubert Deschamps ...
Le serveur 'Gay Paris'
Jacques Dufilho ...
Le garçon d'écurie
Harry-Max ...
Cyril Mauvoisin, l'entraîneur (as Harry Max)
Pascal Mazzotti ...
Le maître d'hôtel (as Pascal Mazotti)
Annick Tanguy ...
La danseuse de Mambo (as Anik Tanguy)
Darry Cowl ...
Le réceptionniste de l'hôtel
Max Révol ...
Général des Empois
...
Prosper / Père Grazziani / Colonel Luc de la Frapinière / Le premier garçon de Turbolaria
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 October 1956 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Photo Finish  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A forgotten must see

Norbert Carbonneaux, the director, is one of the many french film makers who were specialized in run of the mill frenchy comedies. Most of them were very tepid, flat, but never charmless, with actors like Darry Cowl, Jean Richard, Louis de Funès - his earliest films - Roger Pierre and his pal Jean-Marc Thibaut, Francis Blanche and many many others.

So, speaking of this one, this is the story of a small crook who intends to swindle a rich merchant on horse races bets. The crook is here played by Fernand Gravey and the stool pigeon Jean Richard. A pure delicious little french comedy flick. So shame that is not more known.

A highlight of the french comedies from the late fifties.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Short Head (1956) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?