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The Great Stroll (1966)
"La grande vadrouille" (original title)

 -  Comedy | War  -  8 December 1966 (France)
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A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bourvil ...
Augustin Bouvet
...
Stanislas Lefort
Claudio Brook ...
Peter Cunningham
Andréa Parisy ...
Soeur Marie-Odile / Sister Marie-Odile
Colette Brosset ...
Germaine
Mike Marshall ...
Mary Marquet ...
Mère Supérieure
Pierre Bertin ...
Le grand-père de Juliette - propriétaire du guignol
Benno Sterzenbach ...
Major Achbach
Marie Dubois ...
Juliette
...
Sir Reginald
Sieghardt Rupp ...
Lt. Stuermer
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Un caporal allemand
Helmuth Schneider ...
L'officier allemand dans le train (as Helmut Schneider)
Paul Préboist ...
Le pêcheur
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Storyline

A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role of a conductor and Bourvil as a house painter) they try to escape over the demarcation line into the southern part of France, still not occupied by the Germans. Written by Gerard Bader <badergac@wxs.nl>

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Genres:

Comedy | War

Certificate:

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Release Date:

8 December 1966 (France)  »

Also Known As:

La Grande Vadrouille  »

Box Office

Gross:

SEK 5,414,000 (Sweden)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut) | (PAL DVD)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Louis de Funès (Stanislas) is viewed playing the piano when he is at the Paris Opera House. In reality, during World War II, de Funès played the piano in bars in Paris during the occupation. See more »

Goofs

When Stanislas and Antoine enter Mersault and are standing in the place across from the Hotel du Globe, a modern lit up sign for the hotel stands above the doorway. In World War II, no lights were permitted outside that could be viewed from the air so if the sign had been there, it would have been dark. See more »

Quotes

Sir Reginald: MacIntosh, why don't you get back to Canada!
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Connections

Featured in Louis de Funès ou Le pouvoir de faire rire (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Rakoczy March S. 11
Written by Hector Berlioz (uncredited)
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One of the greatest comedies ever!
26 April 2001 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I saw this great movie everytime I was ill and couldn't go to school, when I was a kid. I've seen it for at least 20 times, and it still make me laugh. I often have the soundtrack for the movie in my head. I love this film, and it is still one of my favourite films!!


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