School for Coquettes (1935 film)

School for Coquettes (French: L'école des cocottes) is a 1935 French comedy film directed by Pierre Colombier and starring Raimu, André Lefaur and Renée Saint-Cyr.[1] It is based on the 1918 play School for Coquettes by Marcel Gerbidon and Paul Armont. In Edwardian Paris, a young working-class girl attends an academy which teaches her the arts of a coquette to enable her to rise in society.

School for Coquettes
Directed byPierre Colombier
Written byPaul Armont (play)
Marcel Gerbidon (play)
André Lefaur
Renée Saint-Cyr
CinematographyMichel Kelber
Distributed byPathé Distribution
Release date
27 September 1935
Running time
105 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier. Future star Ginette Leclerc had a small supporting role.



  1. Oscherwitz & Higgins p.242


  • Dayna Oscherwitz & MaryEllen Higgins. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.
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