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Le Bossu (1959)

Le bossu (original title)
Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth.

Director:

André Hunebelle

Writers:

Pierre Foucaud, Paul Féval (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Marais ... Henri de Lagardère
Bourvil ... Passepoil
Sabine Sesselmann ... Aurore de Nevers / Isabelle de Caylus (as Sabina Selman)
Jean Le Poulain ... Peyrolles
Hubert Noël Hubert Noël ... Philippe de Nevers
Paulette Dubost ... Dame Marthe
Edmond Beauchamp Edmond Beauchamp ... Don Miguel
Alexandre Rignault Alexandre Rignault ... L'aubergiste
Paul Cambo Paul Cambo ... Philippe d'Orléans
Georges Douking ... Le marquis de Caylus (as Douking)
Annie Anderson Annie Anderson ... Une invitée au bal (as Annie Andersson)
François Chaumette François Chaumette ... Philippe de Gonzague
Raoul Billerey Raoul Billerey ... (as Raoul Bilrey)
Barbara Cruz Barbara Cruz
Claude Carliez Claude Carliez
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Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth.

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The King's Avenger See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

German actress Sabine Sesselmann is dubbed by two different French actresses as she is playing a double role: Isabelle de Caylus - where she is dubbed by Jacqueline Porel; and also Aurore de Nevers, her daughter - where she is dubbed by Gilberte Aubry. See more »

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Referenced in Au service de la France: Le Prunier (2015) See more »

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The hunchback
25 May 2005 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

A new version in the late nineties was released featuring Daniel Auteuil as the hero;it was entertaining but the actor was overshadowed by Lucchini's portrayal of the wicked cousin.

In the 1960 version,,there's not such a problem.Jean Marais was par excellence the swashbuckler hero and ,like in "le capitan" ,Bourvil provides the movie with good comic reliefs.Marais is as convincing playing a dashing knight,fighting for a girl's name and fortune as he is pretending he is a hunchback.André Hunebelle,often despised by the intellectuals made entertaining stuff which today's children (and their parents) can still enjoy.


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