The Adventures of Gerard

The Adventures of Gerard is a 1970 British-Italian-Swiss adventure comedy film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and starring Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach and Jack Hawkins. It was based on The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle.[1]

The Adventures of Gerard
Directed byJerzy Skolimowski
Produced byGene Gutowski
Written byArthur Conan Doyle
H. A. L. Craig
Gene Gutowski
Jerzy Skolimowski
Based onThe Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
by Arthur Conan Doyle
StarringPeter McEnery
Claudia Cardinale
Eli Wallach
Jack Hawkins
Music byRiz Ortolani
CinematographyWitold Sobociński
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
January 1970
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier, serves during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he is the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.


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