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The Fortress (1947)

La forteresse (original title)
Un cocher raconte à deux touristes une « sombre histoire » qui s'est déroulée jadis et que chuchotent encore les forteresses du Vieux-Québec. Il y a bien longtemps, Robert Marchand, ami de ... See full summary »

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Fyodor Otsep

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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Dupuis ... Michel Lacoste
Jacques Auger ... Albert Frédéric
Nicole Germain ... Marie Roberts
Henri Letondal Henri Letondal ... Edward Durant
Lucie Poitras Lucie Poitras ... Mother Superior
Armande Lebrun Armande Lebrun ... Renée Brancourt
Mimi D'Estée ... Blanche Lacoste
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Alexander George Alexander ... Assistant-Police Inspector
Rolland Bédard ... Jean
Albert Cloutier Albert Cloutier ... Writer
Rolland D'Amour ... Policemen
Jean Deslauriers Jean Deslauriers ... Jean Deslauriers
Réjeanne Desrameaux Réjeanne Desrameaux ... Tourière
Guy Dugas Guy Dugas ... Secretary
J. Léo Gagnon ... Butler
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Storyline

Un cocher raconte à deux touristes une « sombre histoire » qui s'est déroulée jadis et que chuchotent encore les forteresses du Vieux-Québec. Il y a bien longtemps, Robert Marchand, ami de Renée Brancourt décède dans des conditions inexpliquées. Plusieurs années plus tard, Mary Roberts, journaliste criminelle au papier local, reçoit un coup de fil lui annonçant l'accident de voiture de Renée. Artiste reconnue jadis, elle ferait un bon sujet d'article. Mary convainc alors son éditeur de mener l'enquête. Il l'envoie prendre des renseignements chez Albert Frédéric, un avocat très influent, que les nombreux actes de mécénat ont rendu célèbre. Tandis que Mary fouille dans l'appartement de Renée qui lui a laissé ses clés, elle découvre un carnet de notes qui pourrait bien livrer de lourds secrets. Pendant ce temps, Albert, qui a tout intérêt à ce que les vieux démons ne ressortent pas, profite du désarroi de Michel, un jeune compositeur sans le sou qu'il protège. Michel, dont le couple ...

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 April 1947 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

CAD 750,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Québec Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This is the French version of Whispering City, interestingly, the same actress, Mimi Estee plays the Blanche Lacoste character in lieu of the Renée Brancourt character she played in the english version. See more »

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