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The Hotshots (1968)

Les cracks (original title)
Story talks about inventor. Inventor inventes cool bike and goes on racing competition. But on his way he has problems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jules Auguste Duroc
Robert Hirsch ...
Me Mulot
Gianni Bonagura ...
Pifarelli
Monique Tarbès ...
Delphine Duroc
Michel de Ré ...
Le marquis de Lion
Edmond Beauchamp ...
Le vétéran
Anne Jolivet ...
Jocelyne
Jacques Arbez
Teddy Bilis ...
Mouton
Roger Caccia ...
Le semeur-pêcheur (as Caccia)
Serge Coursan
Gérald Denizeau ...
(as Gérald Denizot)
Gilles Dreu ...
Le serrurier
Max Fournel ...
Osmond
Georges Guéret
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Story talks about inventor. Inventor inventes cool bike and goes on racing competition. But on his way he has problems.

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1 March 1968 (France)  »

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A nagymenõ  »

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2.35 : 1
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While shooting a perilous scene on a bicycle, Bourvil seriously injured his back. Doctors then noticed a unusual lump revealing the disease he died from a couple of years later. See more »

Soundtracks

Le Thème De Cracks
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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No dope needed (Happy times)
20 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

Bourvil has invented a revolutionary bicycle and tries his luck in the Paris-San Remo ,a cycles race circa 1900.Abetted by his wife (monique Tarbès, with her shrill voice) ,but pursued by a creditor (Robert Hirsh) who wants his money back,he will experience lots of events before the finish.A good use of the wide screen and good colors are assets.A nod to Lamartine gives an intellectual touch: a girl (Jocelyne) is dressed up as a boy and they call her "Jocelyn" like in the writer's poem.One of the cyclists will spend the whole race floating on a river,which gives a surrealistic touch too.

Pleasant movie, with a very nice Bourvil.


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