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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Henri de Lagardère
... Passepoil
... Aurore de Nevers / Isabelle de Caylus (as Sabina Selman)
Jean Le Poulain ... Peyrolles
Hubert Noël ... Philippe de Nevers
... Dame Marthe
Edmond Beauchamp ... Don Miguel
Alexandre Rignault ... L'aubergiste
Paul Cambo ... Philippe d'Orléans
... Le marquis de Caylus (as Douking)
Annie Anderson ... Une invitée au bal (as Annie Andersson)
François Chaumette ... Philippe de Gonzague
Raoul Billerey ... (as Raoul Bilrey)
Barbara Cruz
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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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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Version of Le bossu (1944) See more »

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The hunchback
25 May 2005 | by See 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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