Tag Archives: Christian-Jaque

Madame Sans Gêne / Madame (1961) Christian-Jaque, Sophia Loren, Robert Hossein, Renaud Mary, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War

Catherine, an out-spoken Parisian laundress follows Napoleon’s army to the battlefront to be near her Sergeant Lefevre. The couple perform a deed of heroism which abets Napoleon’s victory, so that after the war the grateful Emperor bestows on the now married couple the title of Duke and Duchess. Catherine squabbles with Napoleon’s haughty sisters, scandalizes the nobility with her lack of courtly manners, flirts with the men – and consistently creates havoc as she remains true to her earthy background.

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Boys’ School / Les disparus de St. Agil (1938) Christian-Jaque, Erich von Stroheim, Michel Simon, Armand Bernard, Drama, Mystery

Boys' School (1938)
In a college, three friends form a secret society. There objective – going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the day after he talks about it, he disappears. Then the second one vanishes. Are they gone to their dreams? That’s when the art teacher is murdered. Suspicions now are too high so the third one decides to investigate.

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