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The Baron of the Locks (1960)

Le baron de l'écluse (original title)
Antoine, said the Baron, hero of the First World War and penniless, lives in Deauville playing casino. He starts to win some nice money and a yacht as payment. The Baron goes to Monte Carlo. But his luck is likely to turn quickly .

Director:

Jean Delannoy

Writers:

Maurice Druon (scenario), Georges Simenon (based on the short story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Gabin ... Baron Jérôme Napoléon Antoine
Micheline Presle ... Perle Germain-Joubert
Jacques Castelot Jacques Castelot ... Marquis François-Marie de Villamayor
Aimée Mortimer Aimée Mortimer ... Gaby Bonnetang
Jean Constantin Jean Constantin ... Prince Héliakim Sadokkan
Robert Dalban ... Vuillaume
Jacques Hilling Jacques Hilling ... Le surveillant des jeux
Pierre-Louis Pierre-Louis ... Georges, le barman (as Pierre Louis)
Alexandre Rignault ... L'éclusier Firmin
Dominique Boschero ... Brune
Charles Bouillaud Charles Bouillaud ... Émile
Émile Genevois Émile Genevois ... Un client de l'auberge
Gabriel Gobin Gabriel Gobin ... Valentin
Georges Lycan Georges Lycan ... Le matelot
Cécyl Marcyl Cécyl Marcyl ... La vieille paysanne (as Cecyl Marcil)
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Antoine, said the Baron, hero of the First World War and penniless, lives in Deauville playing casino. He starts to win some nice money and a yacht as payment. The Baron goes to Monte Carlo. But his luck is likely to turn quickly .

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Italian censorship visa # 32552 delivered on 30-7-1960. See more »

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Written by Audiard for Gabin
23 December 2017 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

In this film, Gabin plays a character very close to the ones he had in UN SINGE EN HIVER and LE DRAPEAU NOIR FLOTTE SUR LA MARMITE. A more or less fake sailor, a man who impersonates a character whom he has never been, a kind of dreamer. This was a manufactured product for Gabin and made by Audiard.


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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 April 1960 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Барон де Л'Эклюз See more »

Filming Locations:

Pargny-Filain, Aisne, France See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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