Fanfan la Tulipe

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Fanfan la Tulipe ★★★ Fanfan the Tulip; Fearless Little Soldier 1951

Fanfan (Philipe) escapes an unwanted marriage by joining the army of Louis XV (Herrand), after being promised an illustrious career and a royal marriage. And after many heroics, it all comes true. Amusing satire of swashbucklers and historical romance movies. French with subtitles. 98m/B VHS, DVD . FR Gerard Philipe, Gina Lollobrigida, Marcel Herrand, Sylvia Pelayo, Genevieve Page, Noel Roquevert; D: Christian-Jaque; W: Rene Wheeler, Jean Fallet, Christian-Jaque; C: Christian Matras; M: Georges Van Parys, Maurice Thiriet. Cannes '52: Director (Christian-Jaque).