Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to purchase Martinet's house for an annuity. Unfortunately for the Galipeaus, not only does Martinet recover but, month after month, year after year, the "dying man" proves hale and hearty as well! Whereas the greedy Galipeaus fall from the frying pan into the fire...
Did You Know?
During the scene set in 1950, right after the trailer of Fabiola
is shown, the postman is sitting next to the movie poster of The Castilian
(as "Le Castillan"), which was actually released in 1963. See more
References Touch Me
J'ai ma combine
Lyrics by René Pujol
& Pierre Colombier
Music by Ralph Erwin
Performed by Georges Milton
(1930, from film "Le roi des resquilleurs") See more