Friday, July 08, 2005

Boireau se venge

FR 1912. PC: Pathé Frères. D: André Deed. Starring André Deed (Boireau), Valentina Frascaroli (Mlle Jane Ronchenot, colonel's daughter). B. 5370. 197 m /16 fps/ 11'. Good AFF print. ♪ Donald Sosin. Friday 8 July 2005, Cinéma Lumière 1, Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna. Following the catalogue notes: Boireau aspires to the hand of a retired colonel's daughter. Jane returns Boireau's love but father has someone else in mind. To win over the paternal hostility, Jane and Boireau agree to ridicule the other suitor. – The main action consists of the many pranks Boireau and Valentina prepare for the unfortunate rival to ridicule him utterly in the eyes of the colonel.

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