A Legionnaire

A Legionnaire (French: Un de la légion) is a 1936 French comedy adventure film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Fernandel, Robert Le Vigan and Daniel Mendaille.[1] In the film's plot, a hen-pecked husband finds his life turned upside down when he is accidentally enlisted in the French Foreign Legion and sent to fight in Algeria.

A Legionnaire
Directed byChristian-Jaque
Produced byJoe Francis
Written byJ.D. Newsom (novel)
Paul Fékété
StarringFernandel
Robert Le Vigan
Daniel Mendaille
Music byCasimir Oberfeld
Mahieddine
CinematographyFred Langenfeld
Edited byAndré Versein
Production
company
Productions Calamy
Distributed byGray-Film
Release date
18 September 1936
Running time
91 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The film's sets were designed by the art director Pierre Schild.

Cast

References

  1. Andrews p.355

Bibliography

  • Andrews, Dudley. Mists of Regret: Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film. Princeton University Press, 1995.
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