Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work on a road crew for the power company. In a freak accident Hank is injured and is promoted to foreman of the gang. One night Hank and Johnny meet Fay ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson,
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want... See full summary »
The main character is unhappily married and has an affair. When his wife finds out, she lures his girlfriend to a cliff and throws herself of it, making the girlfriend look as her killer. ... See full summary »
This Jean Delannoy/Henri Jeanson collaboration is in the same ballpark as Touchez-pas le grisbi inasmuch as it stresses the 'gentlemanly' or 'civilized' aspect of the caper and they don't come much more civilized than 'gentleman's gentleman' Leonard (Paul Meurisse), who would probably feel naked without a bowler and umbrella - he even sports spats for God's sake - and combines his duties as valet to Noel Roquevert's avocat with masterminding a heist which involves the selection and training of a suitable team without breaking sweat. It's all very entertaining and Genvieve Page is along to provide a love-hate cop-villain relationship and by and large a good time is had by all.
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