Slightly Ahead (1956)

1956-10-10 (FR) Comedy 1h 28m
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Overview

A brilliant swindler, Olivier Parker, hires a small-time pipe salesman, Amédée, to swindle a naive provincial, Ferdinand Galiveau, a chicken merchant. Renamed Teddy Morton and now a jockey, Amédée must ride a mare on which Ferdinand, advised by Parker, must bet. Absolutely convinced of his mystification, Parker bets on an oddball who, of course, loses, while at the last minute Galiveau, having bet on an outsider, wins a fortune. All Parker has to do is find another sucker.

  1. Norbert Carbonnaux

    Director

  2. Albert Simonin

    Writer

  3. Michel Audiard

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Le père Graziani, faux religieux ; Prosper le faux garçon d'écurie ; le faux colonel Luc de La Frapinière

  2. Fernand Gravey

    Fernand Gravey

    Olivier Parker, le faux entraîneur hippique, escroc

  3. Jean Richard

    Jean Richard

    Ferdinand Galiveau, marchand de volailles et turfiste

  4. Jacques Duby

    Jacques Duby

    Amédée Lucas / Teddy Morton

  5. Darry Cowl

    Darry Cowl

    Le réceptionniste de l'hôtel Lutécia

  6. Micheline Dax

    Micheline Dax

    Lola d'Héricourt, une aventurière

  7. Jacques Dufilho

    Jacques Dufilho

    Le garçon d'écurie

  8. Max Révol

    Max Révol

    Le général des Empois

  9. Robert Murzeau

    Robert Murzeau

    Le tailleur, également turfiste

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Original Title Courte-tête

Status Released

Original Language French

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