The Two Girls (1951 film)

The Two Girls (French: Les deux gamines) is a 1951 French drama film directed by Maurice de Canonge and starring Léo Marjane, Suzy Prim and Jean-Jacques Delbo. The same story had previously been made into a 1921 silent film of the same title and a 1936 sound film[1]

The Two Girls
Directed byMaurice de Canonge
Produced byGeorges Bernier
Written byJean-Louis Bouquet
Louis Feuillade (novel)
René Jeanne
Maurice de Canonge
StarringLéo Marjane
Suzy Prim
Jean-Jacques Delbo
Music byMaurice Yvain
CinematographyCharles Bauer
Edited byLouis Devaivre
Production
company
Les Films Artistiques
Distributed byLes Films Fernand Rivers
Titanus Distribuzione (Italy)
Release date
5 April 1951
Running time
93 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The film's sets were designed by the art director Claude Bouxin. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris

Synopsis

After it is believed that their mother has been killed in a plane crash, two girls are sent to live with their kindly grandfather but are mistreated by their governess.

Cast

  • Léo Marjane as Lise Fleury
  • Suzy Prim as Mademoiselle Bénazer
  • Jean-Jacques Delbo as Pierre Manin
  • René Sarvil as Chambertin
  • Denis d'Inès as M. Bertal
  • Jean Toulout as M. Bersange
  • Georges Tabet as Marco
  • Jean Pignol
  • Jany Vallières as Mademoiselle Bersange
  • Marie-France as Gaby
  • Josette Arno as Ginette
  • Philippe Mareuil as Philippe
  • Renée Thorel as La directrice
  • Lydia Zaréna as Lucy Harmon
  • Geno Ferny as Gaston
  • Robert Noël as Le journaliste
  • Émile Ronet as Le photographe
  • Nicolas Amato as Le terrassier
  • Georgette Anys as La lavandière
  • Marcelle Rexiane as Une voisine
  • Marcel Melrac as L'agent
  • Raymond Soukoff as Un inspecteur
  • Pierre Morin as Un inspecteur
  • Roger Bontemps as Un inspecteur
  • René Hell as Un inspecteur
  • Franck Maurice as Un inspecteur

References

  1. Limbacher p.50

Bibliography

  • James L. Limbacher. Haven't I seen you somewhere before?: Remakes, sequels, and series in motion pictures and television, 1896-1978. Pierian Press, 1979.
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