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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Parédès ...
Fred Pasquali ...
Le metteur en scène (as Alfred Pasquali)
Germaine Reuver ...
La 'mère'
Christiane Ribes ...
La grue
Le 'père'
André Gabriello ...
Le commissaire
Primerose Perret ...
Colette Régis ...
La vieille dame
Julienne Paroli ...
La concierge
Ginette Catriens ...
La vendeuse
Lucien Coëdel ...
Le traître
Louis Florencie ...
Le gérant
Pierre Labry ...
Le portier de l'Imperator


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Release Date:

16 February 1942 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Capricci  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When Joannon had not still gone kitsch
2 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Joannon's last works were unintentionally funny:it was a dreadful hodge podge of Saint -Sulpician images,finer feelings and religious concerns ("le Défroqué" "le Désert de Pigalle" and "Tant d'Amour Perdus" ) were peaks of kitsch.One should note he directed the last Stan and Ollie "Atoll K" (1957) But those works of the thirties and the forties were harmless pleasant stuff :"Vous N'Avez Rien A Declarer "was ahead of its time,depicting a case of impotence!"Caprices " is another rather enjoyable comedy,in spite of a desultory script;the Cinderella syndrome was better applied on Roger Richebé's "les Amants de Minuit" (1952),but Darrieux has plenty of go,and ,considering the limitations she is working under,it 's quite a feat!From a little flower lady to a sophisticated actress complete with cigarette holder to the socialite ,she runs the whole gamut.She is given strong support by aging Albert Prejean ,in his last part of a womanizer.

Best scene: the chandelier which might fall on the guests in the chic restaurant.

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