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French Cinema—A Critical Filmography

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<P>This invaluable resource by one of the world’s leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes 101 films listed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929–1939 and Volume 2: 1940–1958) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable world of 20th-century French cinema. All entries contain a list of cast members and characters, production details, an overview of the film's cultural and historical significance, and a critical summary of the film's plot and narrative structure. Each volume includes an appendix listing rewards earned and an extensive reference list for further reading and research. A third volume, covering the period 1958–1974, is forthcoming.</P>
<P>Introduction</P><P>Part I. 1940–1945<BR>1. La Fille du puisatier (released Paris, 24 April 1941)<BR>2. Premier Rendez-vous (14 August 1941)<BR>3. L'Assassinat du père Noël (15 October 1941)<BR>4. Nous les gosses (2 December 1941)<BR>5. Les Inconnus dans la maison (16 May 1942)<BR>6. Le Lit à colonnes (9 July 1942)<BR>7. La Nuit fantastique (10 July 1942)<BR>8. Le Mariage de Chiffon (6 August 1942)<BR>9. L'Assassin habite au 21 (7 August 1942)<BR>10. Le Voile bleu (18 November 1942)<BR>11. Les Visiteurs du soir (5 December 1942)<BR>12. Pontcarral, colonel d'Empire (11 December 1942)<BR>13. Goupi Mains-Rouges (14 April 1943)<BR>14. Marie-Martine (11 May 1943)<BR>15. Lumière d'été (26 May 1943)<BR>16. Les Anges du péché (23 June 1943)<BR>17. Adieu Léonard (1 September 1943)<BR>18. L'Inévitable Monsieur Dubois (22 September 1943)<BR>19. Le Corbeau (28 September 1943)<BR>20. L'Éternel Retour (13 October 1943)<BR>21. Jeannou (10 November 1943)<BR>22. Voyage sans espoir (15 December 1943)<BR>23. Le Ciel est à vous (2 February 1944)<BR>24. Le Voyageur sans bagages (23 February 1944)<BR>25. Premier de cordée (23 February 1944)<BR>26. Le Carrefour des enfants perdus (26 April 1944)<BR>27. Les Enfants du paradis (22 March 1945)<BR>28. Les Dames du bois de Boulogne (21 September 1945)<BR>29. Boule de Suif (17 October 1945)<BR>30. Sortilèges (5 December 1945)</P><P>Part II. 1946–1951<BR>31. La Bataille du rail (27 February 1946)<BR>32. Sérénade aux nuages (6 March 1946)<BR>33. La Fille du diable (17 April 1946)<BR>34. L'Idiot (7 June 1946)<BR>35. La Symphonie pastorale (26 September 1946)<BR>36. Le Père tranquille (11 October 1946)<BR>37. Un revenant (18 October 1946)<BR>38. La Belle et la bête (29 October 1946)<BR>39. Macadam (27 November 1946)<BR>40. Les Portes de la nuit (3 December 1946)<BR>41. Panique (15 January 1947)<BR>42. Farrebique (11 February 1947)<BR>43. Le Silence est d'or (21 May 1947)<BR>44. Le Diable au corps (12 September 1947)<BR>45. Quai des Orfèvres (3 October 1947)<BR>46. Antoine et Antoinette (31 October 1947)<BR>47. Monsieur Vincent (5 November 1947)<BR>48. Le Printemps de la liberté (never released)<BR>49. Les Dernières Vacances (24 March 1948)<BR>50. Dédée d'Anvers (3 September 1948)<BR>51. Impasse des Deux Anges (3 November 1948)<BR>52. Les Parents terribles (1 December 1948)<BR>53. La Danse de mort (8 December 1948)<BR>54. Une si jolie petite plage (19 January 1949)<BR>55. L'École buissonnière (8 April 1949)<BR>56. Le Silence de la mer (22 April 1949)<BR>57. Jour de fête (4 May 1949)<BR>58. Les Paysans noirs (5 May 1949)<BR>59. Retour à la vie (14 September 1949)<BR>60. Au-delà des grilles (16 November 1949)<BR>61. Rendez-vous de juillet (6 December 1949)<BR>62. Manèges (25 January 1950)<BR>63. La Beauté du diable (17 March 1950)<BR>64. Justice est faite (20 September 1950)<BR>65. La Ronde (27 September 1950)<BR>66. Orphée (29 September 1950)<BR>67. Meurtres (10 October 1950)<BR>68. Le Journal d'un curé de campagne (7 February 1951)<BR>69. Juliette, ou la clé des songes (18 May 1951)<BR>70. L'Auberge rouge (24 October 1951)</P><P>Part III. 1952–1958<BR>71. La Vérité sur Bébé Donge (13 February 1952)<BR>72. Le Plaisir (29 February 1952)<BR>73. Casque d'Or (16 April 1952)<BR>74. Jeux interdits (9 May 1952)<BR>75. Nous sommes tous des assassins (21 May 1952)<BR>76. Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo (4 June 1952)<BR>77. Les Belles de Nuit (14 November 1952)<BR>78. La Fête à Henriette (17 December 1952)<BR>79. Manon des Sources (16 January 1953)<BR>80. Le Carrosse d'or (27 February 1953)<BR>81. Le Salaire de la peur (22 April 1953)<BR>82. La Môme vert-de-gris (27 May 1953)<BR>83. Madame de... (16 September 1953)<BR>84. Les Orgueilleux (25 November 1953)<BR>85. Si Versailles m'était conté (10 February 1954)<BR>86. Touchez pas au grisbi (17 March 1954)<BR>87. L'Amour d'une femme (28 April 1954)<BR>88. Le Rouge et le noir (29 October 1954)<BR>89. Du rififi chez les hommes (13 April 1955)<BR>90. French Cancan (27 April 1955)<BR>91. Les Grandes Manœuvres (26 October 1955)<BR>92. Lola Montès (23 December 1955)<BR>93. Cela s'appelle l'aurore (9 May 1956)<BR>94. Le Mystère Picasso (18 May 1956)<BR>95. La Traversée de Paris (26 October 1956)<BR>96. Un condamné à mort s'est échappé (11 November 1956)<BR>97. Et Dieu... créa la femme (28 November 1956)<BR>98. Porte des Lilas (25 September 1957)<BR>99. Mon oncle (10 May 1958)<BR>100. L'Eau vive (13 June 1958)<BR>101. Les Tricheurs (10 October 1958)</P><P>Appendix: Festivals and Prizes for French Personnel and Productions<BR>Bibliography<BR>Index</P>

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