The Red Head (1932 film)

The Red Head (French: Poil de carotte) is a 1932 French drama film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Harry Baur, Robert Lynen and Louis Gauthier.[1] It is a remake of Duvivier's 1925 silent film The Red Head.

The Red Head
Directed byJulien Duvivier
Written byJules Renard (novel)
Julien Duvivier
StarringHarry Baur
Robert Lynen
Louis Gauthier
Music byAlexander Tansman
Armand Thirard
Edited byMarthe Poncin
Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac
Distributed byPathé-Natan
Release date
4 November 1932
Running time
91 minutes

The film's art direction was by Lucien Aguettand and Lucien Carré.


  • Harry Baur as Monsieur Lepic
  • Robert Lynen as François Lepic, dit 'Poil de Carotte'
  • Louis Gauthier as Le parrain
  • Simone Aubry as Ernestine Lepic
  • Maxime Fromiot as Félix Lepic
  • Colette Segall as La petite Mathilde
  • Marthe Marty as Honorine, la vieille bonne
  • Christiane Dor as Annette, la bonne
  • Catherine Fonteney as Madame Lepic
  • Claude Borelli as Un petit garçon à la noce
  • Colette Borelli as Une petite fille à la noce
  • Jean Borelli as Un petit garçon à la noce


  1. Crisp p.69


  • Crisp, Colin. French Cinema—A Critical Filmography: Volume 1, 1929–1939. Indiana University Press, 2015.
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