Rooster Heart

Rooster Heart (French: Coeur de coq) is a 1946 French comedy film directed by Maurice Cloche and starring Fernandel, Gisèle Alcee and Jean Témerson.[1] The film's sets were designed by Robert Giordani.

Rooster Heart
Directed byMaurice Cloche
Produced byAlain Poiré
Written byJean-Pierre Feydeau
Raymond Vincy
Gisèle Alcee
Jean Témerson
Music byRoger Dumas
CinematographyWilly Faktorovitch
Edited byRenée Gary
Distributed byGaumont Film Company
Release date
27 December 1946
Running time
75 minutes

A man is too shy to ask a girl out and decides to kill himself. While lying in the road he is rescued by a Doctor who tries to cure him by implanting the heart of a rooster into him, something which suddenly makes him irresistible to women.


  • Fernandel as Tulipe
  • Gisèle Alcée as Loulou
  • Jean Témerson as Stanislas Pugilaskoff
  • Marcel Vallée as Tournesol
  • Maximilienne as Mme Estelle
  • Henri Arius as Lacorbiere
  • Darcelys
  • Marthe Marty
  • Lorette Gallant
  • Paul Azaïs as Serapain
  • Rouzeaud
  • Jacques Hélian
  • Michel Roger
  • Maria Aranda
  • Mireille Perrey as Mme Bourride, dite :Vera
  • Mag-Avril
  • Cora Camoin
  • Henri Doublier
  • Liane Marlene
  • Zappy Max as Un musicien de l'orchestre


  1. Quinlan p.178


  • Quinlan, David. Quinlan's Film Stars. Batsford, 2000.
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