Count Fernand du Bois d'Enghien typifies the pleasure seeker and as such he has a mistress of course, star singer Lucette Gauthier. But now Fernand feels it is time for him to tie the knot.... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Noël-Noël ...
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Lucette Gauthier - la maîtresse de Fernand
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Claude Bertrand
Geneviève Kervine ...
Viviane Du Verger - la fiancée de Fernand
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Le docteur Fontanet
Claude Borelli ...
Nini
Jacqueline Cadet ...
Clara
Jean-Jacques Daubin ...
Le domestique (as Jean Jacques Daubin)
Yvette Etiévant ...
Marceline
Albert Michel ...
Jean - le domestique du comte
Paul Mirvil
Gaston Orbal ...
Un gaffeur (as Orbal)
Jacques Eyser ...
Urugua - un général sud-américain (as Jacques Eyser Sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
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La baronne Du Verger - la mère de Viviane
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Count Fernand du Bois d'Enghien typifies the pleasure seeker and as such he has a mistress of course, star singer Lucette Gauthier. But now Fernand feels it is time for him to tie the knot. For that, pretty Viviane Duverger is the ideal prey. The trouble is that the explosive Lucette does not hear it that way. Fortunately for Bois d'Enghien, Urugua, a rich South American general, falls in love with Lucette... Written by Guy Bellinger

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6 December 1954 (France)  »

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Fly in the Ointment  »

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Édouard Molinaro's first professional short "L'honneur est sauf' was shot on the set of "Un fil à la patte". See more »

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Version of Un fil à la patte (2005) See more »

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L'Hirondelle du Soir
Music by Paul Misraki
Performed by Christian Rolph
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