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Noah's Ark (1947)

L'arche de Noé (original title)
Bitru is a carefree fellow who, one day, decides to buy a houseboat on the River Seine. He moves there and starts living surrounded by a circle of colorful friends. Among them, the daughter... See full summary »

Director:

Henry Jacques (as Henry-Jacques)

Writers:

Pierre Laroche (adaptation), Albert Paraz (novel) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Pierre Brasseur ... Bitru
Armand Bernard ... Le baron Hugues Casenove
Georges Rollin Georges Rollin ... Noël
Jacqueline Pierreux ... Solange
Claude Larue Claude Larue ... Alice
Roland Armontel ... Verneuil
André Alerme ... Paul Pelpail (as Alerme)
Jane Marken ... Christine Pelpail
Yves Deniaud Yves Deniaud ... Maclou
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Barge Paul Barge ... Un représentant du conseil d'administration
Albert Broquin Albert Broquin ... Le bonimenteur
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit ... Le dessinateur
Édouard Francomme Édouard Francomme ... Un passant
Fabien Loris Fabien Loris ... Le chauffeur
Albert Malbert Albert Malbert ... Le portier
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Storyline

Bitru is a carefree fellow who, one day, decides to buy a houseboat on the River Seine. He moves there and starts living surrounded by a circle of colorful friends. Among them, the daughter of an auto maker but also a group of scientists who have developed "Aqua Simplex", a device that could enable motorists to fill their tanks with... water ! Panic sets in in the automobile industry and Bitru is appointed his friends' middle man to represent them on the various car makers directors' boards... Written by Guy Bellinger

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based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 August 1947 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Noah's Ark See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

PIC See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Albert Paraz had written a first screenplay which was not used. Jacques Prévert wrote an adaptation, later developed by Pierre Laroche, who also wrote the dialogues. See more »

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