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Le Bossu (1959)

Le bossu (original title)
Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth.

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Aurore de Nevers / Isabelle de Caylus (as Sabina Selman)
Jean Le Poulain ...
Hubert Noël ...
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Dame Marthe
Edmond Beauchamp ...
Don Miguel
Alexandre Rignault ...
L'aubergiste
Paul Cambo ...
Georges Douking ...
Le marquis de Caylus (as Douking)
Annie Anderson ...
Une invitée au bal (as Annie Andersson)
François Chaumette ...
Raoul Billerey ...
(as Raoul Bilrey)
Barbara Cruz
Claude Carliez
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Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth.

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1963 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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German actress Sabine Sesselmann is dubbed by two different French actresses as she is playing a double role: Isabelle de Caylus - where she is dubbed by Jacqueline Porel; and also Aurore de Nevers, her daughter - where she is dubbed by Gilberte Aubry. See more »

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Version of Le bossu (1944) See more »

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Very entertaining version of this great French swashbuckler
15 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love this original story and although it's frustrating I can't find a version of the book and the writer's son's sequels in English, I am ploughing through them in French which I expect any purist would tell me is what I should do anyway, and I've become an enthusiast for this engaging hero.

Whilst I greatly enjoyed the delightful movie version with Daniel Auteuil which is how I first discovered Henri de Lagardere, I think this Jean Marais version is really the best - it keeps to the original better re storyline, and the script allows Marais to act Lagardere as he should be - swashbuckling and dynamic and already well known in Paris rather than Auteuil's lower key less sophisticated version. I also enjoyed the recent French TV series.


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