What Jean Renoir did with Feydeau's "On Purge Bébé ",Leo Joannon did with this writer's "Mais N'Te Promène Donc Pas Toute Nue".It's pure
filmed stage production but it's simply a joy.Whatever she played Arletty was a marvelous actress and here the supporting cast was up to scratch,particularly Felix Oudart as her husband and Jean Tissier as the peeping tom servant.
It's very hot.So a deputy's wife paces up and down in her house in the nude (that's what the title means),that is to say in her nightie .And every man who shows up has the pleasure to see her "naked" .It infuriates her political husband who has big ambitions with the local politicians.
Some lines are memorable ,mainly " it's at latitude 35 degrees (centigrade)".The problems Arletty had with French vocabulary might have inspired Henri Jeanson for his celebrated "atmosphere".
It's a short (about 40 min) ,and it seems too short.
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