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Les jumeaux de Brighton (1936)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raimu ... Alfred Beaugérard et les deux fils Achille
Michel Simon ... Labrosse
Suzy Prim ... Clémentine Beaugérard
Charlotte Lysès ... Madame Tupin - La belle-mère
Pierre Finaly Pierre Finaly ... L'avocat (as P. Finaly)
Marcel Maupi Marcel Maupi ... Le garde du corps (as Maupi)
Jacques Bousquet Jacques Bousquet ... L'oncle d'Amérique (as J. Bousquet)
Georges Paulais Georges Paulais ... Le docteur Paulard (as G. Paulais)
Mila Parély Mila Parély ... Antoinette - La bonne de Nancy (as M. Parely)
Pierre Piérade ... Le président du tribunal (as Piérade)
Mansuelle Mansuelle ... L'huissier
Lucienne Masset Lucienne Masset ... La nourrice
Madeleine Milhaud Madeleine Milhaud ... Madame Achille Beaugérard (as M. Milhaud)
Paul Velsa Paul Velsa ... Le contrôleur des passeports (as P. Velsa)
Geneviève Sorya Geneviève Sorya ... La poule du garde du corps (as G. Sorya)
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France

Language:

French

Release Date:

30 October 1936 (France) See more »

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Mono (RCA Photophone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Twins round the twist.
6 August 2014 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Do not let Robert Bresson's name fool you!it's a comedy and it has nothing to do with the director's works. He is a only screenwriter for this slapstick based on a play by Tristan Bernard.

By and large ,this is a confused work ,not always very funny ,badly directed ;in spite of the two giants ,Raimu and Michel Simon ,it generally fails to excite me -because I've seen these two in so many works that are far Superior to this mediocre story of twins.One can save the scene when Raimu ,as a lawyer ,delivers a stirring speech for defence : it actually deals with a naughty dog who peed on a Concierge's door;this way,two Raimu playing the twins in straight-jacket in the ambulance is worth a watch .

Which is not really the case of the movie as a whole.


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