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Cadet Rousselle (1954)

The Adventures of Cadet Rousselle that on the French Revolution left his hometown in search of fortune. He thinks know love with Violeta, a dancer in a band of comedians but a ends involved in a monarchist plot.

Director:

André Hunebelle

Writers:

Jean Halain (dialogue), Jean Halain (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
François Périer ... Cadet Rousselle
Dany Robin ... Violetta Carlino
Bourvil ... Jérôme Baguindet
Madeleine Lebeau ... Marguerite de Beaufort
Christine Carère ... Isabelle
Noël Roquevert ... Le commissaire Berton
Jean Parédès Jean Parédès ... Le général
Henri Crémieux ... Le maire (as Henry Crémieux)
Alfred Adam Alfred Adam ... Ravignol
Pierre Destailles Pierre Destailles ... Rouget de Lisle
Louis Arbessier Louis Arbessier ... Le tribun
Jacques Dufilho Jacques Dufilho ... Carlos
René Génin René Génin ... Le curé
Jacques Dynam ... L'aubergiste des Trois Grâces
Jacques Fabbri ... Le colonel
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Storyline

The Adventures of Cadet Rousselle that on the French Revolution left his hometown in search of fortune. He thinks know love with Violeta, a dancer in a band of comedians but a ends involved in a monarchist plot.

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Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 October 1954 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras do Cadete Rousselle See more »

Filming Locations:

Nemours, Seine-et-Marne, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 1947 animated short of the song, Cadet Rousselle, is available on the National Film Board of Canada website. See more »

Goofs

Around 00:16:49, we can see Cadet (with a head bandage) and Violetta on the caravan's back. On the next shots, Cadet doesn't have bandage anymore. Around 00:28:01, we can see again Cadet (with a head bandage) and Violetta on the caravan's back (this scene should be showed just after 00:16:49). See more »

Soundtracks

Le chant du départ
(uncredited)
Music by Étienne-Nicolas Méhul
Lyrics by Marie-Joseph Chénier
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Making fun of the French Revolution
19 July 2001 | by MarioBSee all my reviews

This story was very popular at that time in France : the first version was made only 8 years prior to that one. The theme song was also very popular among children! I remember singing that when I was a kid in the sixties! But, today, I saw this childish movie with adult eyes and I think it's got too much noise, howling, confusion in it. Bourvil plays a one dimension character and he's boring after a while. Périer is very fine as the hero, so is

the so cute Dany Robin! See this today as a good example of simple entertainment from France in the fifties. The film makes fun of the French Revolution, but some jokes are very weak.


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