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The Adventures of Robert Macaire (1925)

Les aventures de Robert Macaire (original title)
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Alex Allin ...
Bertrand
Suzanne Bianchetti ...
Louise de Sermèze
Lou Dovoyna ...
Victoire (as Dovoyna)
Jean-Pierre Stock ...
Vicomte de la Ferté
Marquisette Bosky ...
Jeanne - la fille de Robert
François Viguier ...
Baron de Cassignol (as Viguier)
Niblia ...
Eugénie Mouffetard (as Mme. Niblia)
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Camille Bardou ...
Verduron
Alexej Bondireff ...
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Nino Constantini ...
René de Sermèze
Jules de Spoly
Dulcart ...
Fiancée de René de Sermèze
Gilbert Dulong ...
Marquis de Sermèze (as Dulong)
Maximilienne ...
La fermière
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Adventure 1: Une étrange nuit à la ferme de Sermèze. Adventure 2: Le bal tragique. Adventure 3: Le rendez-vous fatal. Adventure 4: La fille du bandit. Adventure 5: Le châtiment de Cassignol. See more »

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Gentleman burglar...
30 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

In his native France bandit Robert Macaire is almost forgotten but: In the French all-time classic "les Enfants Du Paradis" ,Pierre Brasseur plays Frederic Lemaitre who plays Robert Macaire in a melodrama called "l'Auberge Des Adrets" (which we visit in the silent movie too) .In Carné's masterpiece,the thespian turns the tear-jerker story into a farce.

There's also a French dish called "Pomme De Terre Macaire" and it's delicious.

Jean Epstein 's film which does not exceed 40 or 45 min is a pleasant one ,and the director,for once ,displays a certain sense of humor: The young noble to the bandit who is (under a pseudonym) his father the marquis 's special guest : "He should not visit us ;he would have a warm welcome!" The bandit to the gendarmes who have not recognized him: "leave me your prisoner (his accomplice);it will be easier to catch that thief!" A forerunner of Philippe De Broca's "Cartouche" as well as Maurice Leblanc's "Arsene Lupin" ,Macaire is also a romantic man who has a love affair with the marquis's daughter.


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