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Martine Carol (16 May 1920 – 6 February 1967) was a French film actress.
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As: Contessa Vitelleschi
Vanina Vanini, a bored, spoiled Roman countess, falls in love with a dedicated young patriot who is in Rome to assassinate a traitor to the brotherhood of the Carboneria.
Runtime: 115 min.
Directed by: Roberto Rossellini
As: Joséphine de Beauharnais
The first half of this film covers Napoleon's coronation as Emperor and political manoeuvrings while the second half covers the actual battle.
Runtime: 166 min.
Directed by: Abel Gance
As: Tracy Malvoisie
A woman hires soldier-of-fortune Carson (Van Johnson) to smuggle her into Albania by way of Greece. Their trouble is just beginning when they get there.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Terence Young
Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.
Runtime: 175 min.
Directed by: Michael Anderson
As: Lola Montes
The film tells the tragical story of the life of Lola Montes who was a great adventurer and stopped being the attraction of her circus after having been the lover of various important men.
Runtime: 116 min.
Directed by: Max Ophüls
As: Jeanne Bécu, dite Rançon / Madame Dubarry
The daughter of a seamstress, Jeanne Bécu could hardly imagine she would later become one of the most influential women of the Kingdom of France...
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: Christian-Jaque
"Riviera" - A prostitute goes on vacation to a beach resort with her young daughter (who's being schooled by nuns). Everything is cheerful and pleasant at the seashore; the customers at the hotel think she's a poor widow - she always wears black - and treat her like a lady. But when one of her former clients arrives, her carefree days on the beach are numbered.
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Alberto Lattuada
As: La duchesse de Bouillon
Witty narration follows the history of Versailles Palace; founded by Louis XIII, enlarged by autocratic Louis XIV, whose personal affairs and amours, and those of his two successors, are followed in more detail to the start of the Revolution, after which the story is brought rapidly up to date. A huge cast plays mainly historical persons who appear briefly.
Runtime: 165 min.
Directed by: Sacha Guitry
Andre Noblet, a 21-year-old French artist falls madly in love with Christine, the mother of two children. He tells Chistine he will tell all to her husband and demand her freedom. Christine learns that her husband has been carrying on a romance of his own and they have a meeting.
Runtime: 110 min.
Directed by: Christian-Jaque
As: Caroline de Bièvre
France, July 1782. During her birthday, the beautiful young Marchioness Caroline meets the attractive soldier Gaston. It's love at first sight but Gaston does not wish to make a commitment because a military career waits for him. Caroline marries then a politician but the French Revolution bursts and Caroline has to run away to escape the guillotine. By running away she meets Gaston again who decides ...
Runtime: 140 min.
Directed by: Richard Pottier
Angelo, a glass-blower from Murano, and Georgia Maglia, the pretty daughter of a fallen fascist magistrate, are chosen to be the stand-ins for the stars of a film version of "Romeo and Juliet" being shot on location in Venice and Verona. It is not long before they fall in love and their romance parallels that of Shakespeare's timeless heroes. Indeed their union is threatened by the schemings of Raffaele, ...
Runtime: 105 min.
Directed by: André Cayatte
As: Une femme
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