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Mademoiselle Swing (1942)

Stuck in Angoulême between her uncle, who composes classical music, and her aunt, who is a fan of contemporary music, young Irène finds life boring. Fortunately, there is swing music which ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Pottier

Writers:

Daniel Margo (dialogue), Louis Poterat (dialogue) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Irène de Trebert ... Irène Dumontier
Jean Murat ... Armand de Vinci
Raymond Legrand ... Raymond Serre et son orchestre (as Raymond Legrand et son orchestre)
Elvire Popesco ... Sofia de Vinci
Pierre Mingand ... Pierre Dornier
Saturnin Fabre ... Grégoire Dimitresco
René Génin René Génin ... Durieu
Max Elloy ... Max
André Carnège André Carnège ... Le directeur du journal
Paul Demange ... Le chef de gare
Émile Riandreys Émile Riandreys ... Le secrétaire de l'orchestre
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albert Brouett Albert Brouett ... Un membre de l'association
Marcel Charvey Marcel Charvey ... Le barman
Édouard Francomme Édouard Francomme ... Un bagagiste
Maurice Marceau Maurice Marceau ... Villard, le rédacteur des spectacles
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Storyline

Stuck in Angoulême between her uncle, who composes classical music, and her aunt, who is a fan of contemporary music, young Irène finds life boring. Fortunately, there is swing music which illuminates her days. So when, one day, Raymond Serre and his swing orchestra come to Angoulême, she seizes the opportunity to slip the copy of a song she has written into the pocket of one of the musicians. The trouble is that while she is doing so, the train she has boarded pulls out... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 June 1942 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mam'selle Swing See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

S.U.F. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The French word "zazou," which stood for rebellious youth under the Petain regime who wanted to dress and have their hair in an offbeat way, was popularized by a song in this film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Safe Conduct (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Mademoiselle Swing
Music by Raymond Legrand
Lyrics by Louis Poterat
Performed by Irène de Trebert
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