MON FRANGIN DU SENEGAL

Mon frangin du Sénégal is a French film realized by Guy Lacourt, release in 1953.

Personal comments : Louis de Funès is marked in the credits, he plays the role of a doctor. He appears :
- 3 minutes and 31 seconds to 46 minutes and 8 seconds after the beginning of the film,
- 9 seconds to 1 hour, 22 minutes and 34 seconds after the beginning of the film,
- 9 seconds to 1 hour, 22 minutes and 52 seconds after the beginning of the film.

♦ Synopsis :

The photographer Jules Pinson is in love with Annette, the girl of the grocer. This one dreams only of film hero of adventures, style Errol Flynn, which it sees with the "Movies De luxe hotel", the cinema of its district. To dazzle it, Jules is obliged to invent a twin brother, hunter of lions in Africa. However one fine day, a true lion escapes from a close menagerie and Jules and his double must really show their talent. Unforeseen situations and cocasses will follow. They will lead to the marriage of Jules and Annette, finally conquered.

Specification sheet :

  • Title : Mon frangin du Sénégal
  • Realization : Guy Lacourt
  • Scenario : According an idea of André Kubnick
  • Adaptation : Norbert Carbonneau
  • Dialogue : Norbert Carbonneau
  • Production assistants : Guy Bernède, Yannick Andreï
  • Images : Roger Dormoy, assisted of Marcel Weiss
  • Operator : Albert Viguier, assisted of Le Touzey, Winding, Pastier and Dubreuil
  • Music : Norbert Glanzberg
  • Decorator : Paul-Louis Boutié, assisted of Raymond Roz
  • Suits, dresser : Germaine Scalola
  • Editing : Marcelle Lioret, assisted of Mali Tojetti
  • Sound : Pierre Bertrand, assisted of Loiseau and Soler
  • Make-up : Odette Berroyer
  • Photographer of tray : Marcel Bouguereau
  • Script-girl : Alice Ziller
  • General manager : Pierre Caudrelier, assisted of Bonnaz and Jumeau (for the outside)
  • Studio manager : Catala
  • Property man : Bollangier
  • Recording : Sound Omnium
  • Editing : Studios Photosonor - Liano Film
  • Shooting from June 29th till August 29th, 1953
  • Film 35mm, black and white on material of rent Chevereau
  • Production : Lyonnaise Society of Production of Films (France)
  • Leader of production : Georges Senamaud, Albert Mazaleyrat
  • Director of production : Roger De Broin
  • Distribution : Sofradis
  • First presentation the 20/11/1953
  • Duration : 85mn
  • Genre : Comedy
  • Visa of exploitation : 14324

 

♦ Distribution :

  • Louis de Funès : The doctor
  • Raymond Bussières : Jules Pinson, photographer and her "double": César
  • Annette Poivre : Annette Bridoux, the girl of the grocer
  • Noël Roquevert : Mr Bridoux, the grocer and the father of Annette
  • Paulette Dubost : Séraphine, the handmaid of Mr Pinson
  • Paul Demange : The former colonial
  • Marcelle Arnold : Mlle Angèle
  • Sophie Sel : Mlle Sophie, the florist
  • Jacques Fabbri : The sergeant of headquarters
  • Gisèle Grandpré : The lady who makes photograph her twins
  • Irène Bréor : The singer in the ball
  • Albert Michel : The gendarme of the traffic
  • Lud Germain : The black engaged as the clerk
  • Louis Viret : The sir who puts posters
  • Eugène Stuber : An inhabitant beater
  • Franck Maurice : An inhabitant beater
  • Martine Beauvais : The lady in the small dog
  • The lion Samson of the circus "Fanny" raised specially by Jim Frey

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