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Suzy Delair (born December 31, 1917, in Paris, France) is a vivacious French entertainer who starred in many different films. Her real name is Suzanne Pierrette Delaire.
She acted in films directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Dréville, Jean Grémillon, Marcel L'Herbier, Christian-Jaque, Marcel Carné, Luchino Visconti, René Clément and Gérard Oury. She is also famous in France as singer ("Avec son Tra-la-la").
For several years, Suzy Delair was the companion of French film director Henri-Georges Clouzot.
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As: Germaine Pivert
In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's country, but also the police, who think Pivert is a murderer. Pivert ends up posing as Rabbi Jacob, a beloved figure who's returned to ...
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Gérard Oury
The title is Adolf Hitler's question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military governor of Paris, General Dietrich von Choltitz, had been ordered to destroy Paris rather than let it fall undamaged into the hands of the Allies, but von Choltitz disobeyed.The film follows historical events as U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, head of the Allied ...
Runtime: 175 min.
Directed by: René Clément
As: Virginie Poisson, une rivale de Gervaise
An adaptation of Émile Zola’s 1877 masterpiece L’assommoir, the film is an uncompromising depiction of a lowly laundress’s struggles to deal with an alcoholic husband while running her own business.
Runtime: 112 min.
Directed by: René Clément
As: Adrienne Vignard
A modest taylor the women found irresistible inherit a Maison de couture in financial difficulty. Decided to save it he prepare a great collection. But when his wife discovered his relations with one of the mannequin, how would he prevent the scandale without loosing... both of them?!
Runtime: 95 min.
Directed by: Jean Boyer
As: La Chanteuse
Good-natured and devout, a French house painter takes the train to Rome, where he has decided to go on a pilgrimage. There he meets a scatterbrained dresser who has been assigned by a music hall star to bring her the gown she is to wear on stage. The two men get stolen by Cleo, a charming thief. Once in Rome, the painter finds himself penniless and the dresser without the gown...
Runtime: 80 min.
Directed by: Mario Soldati
As: Odette Kerouan
An eccentric man (Paul Bernard) endangers himself when he makes advances toward the girlfriend (Suzy Delair) of a saloon keeper (Fernand Ledoux).
Runtime: 92 min.
Directed by: Jean Grémillon
As: Marguerite Chauffournier Martineau, aka Jenny Lamour
Jenny Lamour sings in a music hall in postwar Paris, accompanied by her husband, Maurice Martineau, on piano. When Martineau notices his wife flirting with an older businessman named Georges Brignon, he follows her to Brignon's house with the intent to kill him. At the house, Brignon is found murdered -- but by someone else. Inspector Antoine conducts an investigation that implicates Martineau, whose ...
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Six friends promise to share their fortune in 5 years. The moment is very close, but one of the six is mysteriously murdered, then another... Superintendent Wenceslas Woroboyioetschik (aka Wens) is in charge of the investigation...
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Georges Lacombe