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Love Is My Profession (1958)

En cas de malheur (original title)
Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maître André Gobillot
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Yvette Maudet
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Viviane Gobillot
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Janine - la bonne d'Yvette
Madeleine Barbulée ...
Bordenave
Gabrielle Fontan ...
Mme Langlois
Jacques Clancy ...
Duret - assistant de Gobillot
Annick Allières ...
Noémie - l'amie d'Yvette
Suzanne Grey ...
La fleuriste
Edith Cérou ...
(as Edith Cerou)
Hubert de Lapparent ...
L'avocat du bijoutier
Georges Seey ...
Le bijoutier (as Georges Scey)
Julien Bertheau ...
L'inspecteur
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Le réceptionniste de l'hôtel Trianon
Claude Magnier ...
Gaston
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Storyline

Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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A frankly shocking film about a man's obsession with his mistress

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Drama | Crime | Romance

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Release Date:

17 September 1958 (France)  »

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Love Is My Profession  »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

When John F. Carr was going through H. Beam Piper's letters years after his death, he found one which said:

"I am now in the process of being divorced, if my future-ex-wife can ever get her French lawyers to get all the red-tape untangled. I suspect that she just doesn't know who to bribe. We are writing to each other again, in a very cordial and friendly manner. She reports that our red dachshund, Verkan Vall, of whom she retained custody when we split up, was in a movie, along with Bridgitte Bardot and Jean Gabin, a couple of years ago."

The above can be found in the introduction by John f. Carr to the book 'Federation' by H. Beam Piper. Since I have never seen the movie, I don't know if there is a Dachshund in it :) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.23 (1961) See more »

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Writte and Performed by René Cloërec Et Son Orchestre
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Love is blind...
17 May 2000 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Well not entirely blind when one of the protagonists is Brigitte Bardot. She certainly was the cutest cutie of her times and Gabin was some kind of a man...

Yvette is foolish and gay, he is stern and reasonable, she is a thief and a good for nothing, he is hard working and honest (mind you , a lawyer...).

Not a masterpiece but a excellent piece of acting and a far from innocent movie.


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