The Sad Sack

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Thanks to a bit of string-pulling by his aunt, Jean du Bois d'Ombelles, a young recruit who has blue blood in his veins, hopes to go through a nice and comfortable military service. Unfortunately he becomes Corporal Bourrache's pet aversion. Nevertheless, against all expectations, Jean ends up taking a liking for military life.

  1. Fernand Rivers

    Director, Screenplay

  2. André Mouézy-Éon


Top Billed Cast

  1. Maurice Baquet

    Maurice Baquet


  2. Francis Blanche

    Francis Blanche

    Jean du Bois d'Ombelles

  3. Paulette Dubost

    Paulette Dubost


  4. Pierre Bertin

    Pierre Bertin

    Le colonel

  5. Thérèse Dorny

    Thérèse Dorny

    Mme Blandin d'Ombelles

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The Sad Sack


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Original Title Tire au flanc

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 10, 1950


Original Language French

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