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The New Gentlemen (1929)

11/20/1929 (FR) DramaRomanceComedy 2h 3m
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The plot focuses on Gaillac (Albert Prejean), an electrician employed by the Paris Opera. In love with gorgeous ballerina Suzanne (Gaby Morlay), Gaillac must play second fiddle to Suzanne's wealthy "protector," powerful politician Count Montoire (Henry Roussell). When the Opera personnel go on strike, Gaillac is appointed leader of the strikers, doing his job so well that he is ultimately elected Secretary of Labor in the French cabinet. Now on equal footing with Montoire, Gaillac is at last a "worthy" suitor for Suzanne -- who can't make up her mind between her two well-connected admirers, leading to a political rivalry the likes of which Paris has never seen. This harmless political satire ended up being banned by the French government for undermining "the dignity of Parliament and its ministers". (moviefone.com)

  1. Jacques Feyder

    Director, Writer

  2. Charles Spaak

    Writer

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  1. Albert Préjean

    Albert Préjean

    Jacques Gaillac

  2. Gaby Morlay

    Gaby Morlay

    Susanne Verrier

  3. Charles Barrois

    Charles Barrois

    Theatre director

  4. Henry Roussel

    Henry Roussel

    Comte de Montoire Grandpre

  5. Léon Arvel

    Léon Arvel

    President

  6. Guy Ferrant

    Guy Ferrant

    Reporter

  7. Henri Valbel

    Henri Valbel

    Policeman Morin

  8. Gustave Hamilton

    L' Huissier

  9. Georges Deneubourg

    De Courcieux

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The New Gentlemen
The New Gentlemen

Original Title Les Nouveaux Messieurs

Status Released

Original Language French

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