With Continental Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Le Corbeau (1943)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A French village doctor becomes the target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey, Héléna Manson

Votes: 9,876 | Gross: $0.03M

2. The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Suzy Delair, Jean Tissier, Pierre Larquey

Votes: 3,204

3. Carnival of Sinners (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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Roland Brissot bought for a nickel a talisman that gives him love, fame and wealth. The talisman is a cut left hand, and it works perfectly. But of course there is nothing free in this ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Josseline Gaël, Noël Roquevert, Guillaume de Sax

Votes: 1,508

4. Shop Girls of Paris (1943)

83 min | Drama

6.7
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Denise Baudu, an orphaned girl in need, decides to go to Paris where her uncle Baudu keeps a small draper's shop, "Le Vieil Elbeuf". The young woman hopes her kinsman will be able to give ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Michel Simon, Albert Préjean, Blanchette Brunoy, Suzy Prim

Votes: 141

5. Her First Affair (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.8
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Micheline Chevassu is a young, naive woman living in an orphanage. Through classified ads, she has a date with an unknown man. She escapes from the orphanage to go to it, dreaming of the ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Rosine Luguet, Gabrielle Dorziat, Suzanne Dehelly

Votes: 133

6. Who Killed Santa Claus? (1941)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The story concerns an old globe-maker who is mysteriously killed while going through the town portraying Pere Noel ("Father Christmas" aka Santa Claus).

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Harry Baur, Renée Faure, Marie-Hélène Dasté, Raymond Rouleau

Votes: 591

7. The Last One of the Six (1941)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Six friends promise to share their fortune in 5 years. The moment is very close, but one of the six is mysteriously murdered, then another... Superintendent Wenceslas Woroboyioetschik (aka ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lacombe | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Michèle Alfa, Suzy Delair, Jean Tissier

Votes: 325

8. Strangers in the House (1942)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town. They dont talk to each other much, somehow holding the other one ... See full synopsis »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raimu, Juliette Faber, Gabrielle Fontan, Héléna Manson

Votes: 375

9. La vie de plaisir (1944)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Albert Maulette, the owner of 'La Vie de Plaisir', a very busy nightclub owner, has fallen in love with Hélène de Lormel, the beautiful daughter of a couple of aristocrats on the brink of ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Valentin | Stars: Albert Préjean, Claude Génia, Yolande Laffon, Hélène Constant

Votes: 67

10. La symphonie fantastique (1942)

90 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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Biographical romance about the great composer Hector Berlioz, someone whom the French, during their WWII occupation by the Nazis, could look back proudly on.

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Renée Saint-Cyr, Lise Delamare, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jules Berry

Votes: 126

11. Cecile Is Dead (1944)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A woman keeps coming to Quai Des Orfevres to see Inspector Maigret about disturbing events in her household.Maigret and his colleagues are annoyed, until this woman is found dead and they realize she was on to something.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Albert Préjean, Santa Relli, Germaine Kerjean, Luce Fabiole

Votes: 199

12. Twisted Mistress (1942)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Guy Carbonnel, a rich industrialist, has more eyes for rugby than for his wife Hélène. René Rivals, his long-time pal, takes advantage of it to court her but Guy is becoming suspicious so ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Lise Delamare, Monique Joyce, Huguette Vivier

Votes: 44

13. Picpus (1943)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Picpus is a street and a subway stop where a number of murders have been committed, Maigret tries to find the killer.

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Albert Préjean, Juliette Faber, Jean Tissier, André Gabriello

Votes: 106

14. Caprices (1942)

80 min | Comedy

6.1
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A Cinderella type vehicle for Danielle Darrieux as a struggling actress in a little theater who sells flowers to make a living but meets a rich businessman who may rescue her from her plight.

Director: Léo Joannon | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Albert Préjean, Jean Parédès, Fred Pasquali

Votes: 46

15. The Last Penny (1946)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Gilbert Gil, Ginette Leclerc, Noël Roquevert, Annie France

Votes: 35

16. Simplet (1942)

88 min | Comedy

6.6
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Directors: Fernandel, Carlo Rim | Stars: Fernandel, Colette Fleuriot, Milly Mathis, Maximilienne

Votes: 89

17. Adrien (1943)

80 min | Comedy

5.5
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Adrien Moulinet, a modest encashing agent in the Nortier bank, is also an inventor in his spare time. His latest revolutionary creation is the motorized roller skate. His problem is to be ... See full summary »

Director: Fernandel | Stars: Fernandel, Paulette Dubost, Huguette Vivier, Dorette Ardenne

Votes: 46

18. Majestic Hotel Cellars (1945)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A murder has been committed in the basement of the Grand Hotel Majestic. Ms Petersen's body was indeed discovered in the staff locker rooms by a kitchen employee. Commissioner Maigret and Inspector Lucas are in charge of the case.

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Albert Préjean, Suzy Prim, Jacques Baumer, Denise Grey

Votes: 114

19. Sins of Youth (1941)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An aging man in search of his lost sons.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Harry Baur, Lise Delamare, Monique Joyce, Suzanne Dantès

Votes: 44

20. Valley of Hell (1943)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Near a quarry, men work under a blistering sun.A forty-something ,mad about his young wife, takes his parents to a home for retired people.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Ginette Leclerc, Gabrielle Fontan, Nicole Chollet, Colette Régis

Votes: 136

21. Miss Bonaparte (1942)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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A courtesan ,Cora Pearl, fights a duel with her -female -enemy ,a duel with foils.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Monique Joyce, Simone Renant, Marguerite Pierry

Votes: 20

22. Annette et la dame blonde (1942)

85 min | Comedy

6.9
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A scatterbrained girl harasses a lawyer in Cannes.

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Louise Carletti, Mona Goya, Rosine Luguet, Simone Valère

Votes: 21

23. Défense d'aimer (1942)

90 min

7.2
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An unconsummated marriage to fool the father who wants his heir to be wed.

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Suzy Delair, Paul Meurisse, André Gabriello, Mona Goya

Votes: 6

24. Le club des soupirants (1941)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.3
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As playboys cannot pay their debts anymore,their creditors suggest one of them marry a millionaire's daughter.

Director: Maurice Gleize | Stars: Fernandel, Louise Carletti, Annie France, Colette Darfeuil

Votes: 38

25. Pierre and Jean (1943)

72 min | Drama

6.7
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Two brothers who may possibly be half-brothers.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Renée Saint-Cyr, Noël Roquevert, Jacques Dumesnil, Gilbert Gil

Votes: 52

26. La ferme aux loups (1943)

89 min | Crime

6.1
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Bastien and Furet are a journalist and a photographer working together as a team on the newspaper 'L'Echo du Jour'. Just as they are about to go off on a weekend break with Micky, their ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: François Périer, Paul Meurisse, André Gabriello, Guillaume de Sax

Votes: 58

27. Love Marriage (1942)

82 min | Comedy

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Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Juliette Faber, François Périer, Paul Meurisse, Georges Rollin

28. Vingt-cinq ans de bonheur (1943)

80 min | Comedy

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Comedy about an older man wanting to marry a younger woman who must make sure first that the woman is not by chance his own daughter.

Director: René Jayet | Stars: Denise Grey, Jean Tissier, Annie France, André Gabriello

29. Mon amour est près de toi (1943)

89 min | Comedy

6.7
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Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Tino Rossi, Annie France, Mona Goya, Paul Azaïs

Votes: 23

30. Ne bougez plus (1941)

75 min | Comedy

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Director: Pierre Caron | Stars: Saturnin Fabre, Paul Meurisse, Annie France, Guillaume de Sax

31. Paris sur Seine (1941)

Documentary, Short

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A history of the bridges of Paris, through modern views and also through the engravings of Bibliothéque Nationale and Musée Carnavalet.

Director: Robert Lefebvre


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