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The Band (1970)

L'homme orchestre (original title)
Manager of female dance group and his cousin leads the group on a tour in the Rome and prohibit them to socialize with men. Problems occur when we see that one of the girls has a baby in Rome.

Director:

Serge Korber

Writers:

Jean Halain (adaptation), Serge Korber (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis de Funès ... Monsieur Édouard - dit Evan Evans (as Louis de Funes)
Noëlle Adam ... Françoise
Olivier De Funès ... Philippe Evans (as Olivier de Funes)
Daniel Bellus Daniel Bellus ... Le jeune automobiliste au feu rouge
Max Desrau Max Desrau ... Un automobiliste au feu rouge
Tiberio Murgia Tiberio Murgia ... Le père sicilien
Vittoria Di Silverio Vittoria Di Silverio
Martine Kelly ... La danseuse qui se marie / Rejected dancer
Paola Tedesco ... La fille sicilienne
Franco Volpi Franco Volpi ... Le marquis
Michèle Alba Michèle Alba ... Une danseuse
Lydie Callier Lydie Callier ... Une danseuse
Géraldine Lynton Géraldine Lynton ... Une danseuse
Francoise Occipinti Francoise Occipinti ... Une danseuse (as Françoise Occhipinti)
Christine Reynolds Christine Reynolds ... Une danseuse
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Storyline

Manager of female dance group and his cousin leads the group on a tour in the Rome and prohibit them to socialize with men. Problems occur when we see that one of the girls has a baby in Rome.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | English | Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

18 September 1970 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Band See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 56888 delivered on 24 September 1970. See more »

Quotes

Monsieur Édouard - dit Evan Evans: You're getting married?
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Connections

Featured in Monsieur de Funès (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

L'Homme Orchestre (Final)
Written and Performed by François de Roubaix Et Orchestre
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Excellent French Comedy
29 July 2001 | by Oblomov-2See all my reviews

I saw this film in India in the mid-70s an a dubbed English version called "One Man Band". Louis des Funes was already popular thanks to his "Fantomas" movies and this one is a very inventive comedy. Worth watching and to keep when available. I have been looking for a video of this film for years.


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