The Adventures of Robert Macaire (1925)
"Les aventures de Robert Macaire" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Jean Angelo ...
Alex Allin ...
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)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Camille Bardou ...
Alexej Bondireff ...
(as Bondireff)
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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11 December 1925 (France)  »

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The Adventures of Robert Macaire  »

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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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