Bluebeard (1951)

09/27/1951 (FR) DramaComedy 1h 35m
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Just before wowing international critics and moviegoers with his adventure romp Fanfan la Tulipe, director Christian-Jaque dashed off the lampoonish Barbe-Bleue. Ostensibly the story of the famed wife-killing potentate Bluebeard (Pierre Brasseur), this lighthearted costumer begins as the title character is poised to march down the matrimonial aisle for the eighth time. Barbe-Bleue's newest spouse Aline (Cécile Aubry) is kept in line by her husband's claims of murdering her predecessors. But when Aline opens the famous locked door to the equally famous hidden room, both she and the audience are in for quite a surprise. The frivolous nature of Barbe-Bleue is underlined by its pleasing utilization of the French Gezacolor process.

  1. Christian-Jaque


  2. Charles Perrault


  3. André-Paul Antoine


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  1. Pierre Brasseur

    Pierre Brasseur

    Amédée de Salfère dit Barbe-Bleue

  2. Cécile Aubry

    Cécile Aubry


  3. Jean Debucourt

    Jean Debucourt

    Le majordome

  4. Robert Arnoux

    Robert Arnoux

    Mathieu les grands pieds

  5. Jacques Sernas

    Jacques Sernas


  6. Geneviève Gérald

    Anny Fling

  7. Georges Chamarat

    Georges Chamarat

    Le chapelain

  8. Elly Norden

    Cunégonde von Kronberg Meinscnichtsgonfried

  9. Fernand Rauzéna


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Original Title Barbe-Bleue

Status Released

Original Language French

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