The Cow and I (1959)

U 12/16/1959 (US) WarComedyAdventure 1h 58m


In 1942, a French prisonner of war in Germany decide to escape to France using a cow hold by a lunge as a decoy. He cross all Germany in this way.

  1. Henri Verneuil

    Director, Writer

  2. Jean Manse


  3. Henri Jeanson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Fernandel


    Charles Bailly

  2. René Havard

    René Havard


  3. Bernard Musson

    Bernard Musson


  4. Ellen Schwiers

    Ellen Schwiers

    Josépha, la fermière

  5. Pierre-Louis


    un évadé déguisé

  6. Franziska Kinz

    Franziska Kinz

    la mère d'Helga

  7. Maurice Nasil

    Maurice Nasil


  8. Richard Winckler

    Richard Winckler

    L'autre évadé déguisé

  9. Ingeborg Schöner

    Ingeborg Schöner


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The Cow and I
The Cow and I

Original Title La Vache et le Prisonnier

Status Released

Original Language French

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