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Les jumeaux de Brighton (1936)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Alfred Beaugérard et les deux fils Achille
... Labrosse
... Clémentine Beaugérard
... Madame Tupin - La belle-mère
Pierre Finaly ... L'avocat (as P. Finaly)
Marcel Maupi ... Le garde du corps (as Maupi)
Jacques Bousquet ... L'oncle d'Amérique (as J. Bousquet)
Georges Paulais ... Le docteur Paulard (as G. Paulais)
Mila Parély ... Antoinette - La bonne de Nancy (as M. Parely)
... Le président du tribunal (as Piérade)
Mansuelle ... L'huissier
Lucienne Masset ... La nourrice
Madeleine Milhaud ... Madame Achille Beaugérard (as M. Milhaud)
Paul Velsa ... Le contrôleur des passeports (as P. Velsa)
Geneviève Sorya ... La poule du garde du corps (as G. Sorya)
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Twins round the twist.
6 August 2014 | by See 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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