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Noah's Ark (1947)

L'arche de Noé (original title)
Bitru is a carefree fellow who, one day, decides to buy a houseboat on the River Seine. He moves there and starts living surrounded by a circle of colorful friends. Among them, the daughter... See full summary »

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(as Henry-Jacques)

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(adaptation), (novel) | 2 more credits »

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Armand Bernard ...
Georges Rollin ...
Noël
Jacqueline Pierreux ...
Solange
Claude Larue ...
Alice
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Verneuil
André Alerme ...
Paul Pelpail (as Alerme)
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Christine Pelpail
Yves Deniaud ...
Maclou
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Barge ...
Un représentant du conseil d'administration
Albert Broquin ...
Le bonimenteur
Maurice Chevit ...
Le dessinateur
Édouard Francomme ...
Un passant
Fabien Loris ...
Le chauffeur
Albert Malbert ...
Le portier
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Bitru is a carefree fellow who, one day, decides to buy a houseboat on the River Seine. He moves there and starts living surrounded by a circle of colorful friends. Among them, the daughter of an auto maker but also a group of scientists who have developed "Aqua Simplex", a device that could enable motorists to fill their tanks with... water ! Panic sets in in the automobile industry and Bitru is appointed his friends' middle man to represent them on the various car makers directors' boards... Written by Guy Bellinger

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based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Release Date:

20 August 1947 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Noah's Ark  »

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1.37 : 1
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Albert Paraz had written a first screenplay which was not used. Jacques Prévert wrote an adaptation, later developed by Pierre Laroche, who also wrote the dialogues. See more »

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