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The film consists of three novels. The film begins with the fact that the Bernard Blier hero removes a lantern from the entrance to a brothel. The second part is about how the lantern and jewelery were stolen from a young baroness. And in the third part the hero of Louis de Funes hangs a lantern at the entrance to his house.

  1. Gilles Grangier


  2. Georges Lautner


  3. Albert Simonin


  4. Michel Audiard


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  1. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Léon Haudepin

  2. Mireille Darc

    Mireille Darc


  3. Bernard Blier

    Bernard Blier

    Mr Charles/Charles Labergerie/

  4. Jean Lefebvre

    Jean Lefebvre

    Léonard Maburon

  5. Philippe Castelli

    Philippe Castelli

    Le Narrateur

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How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning
How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning


Original Title Les Bons Vivants

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 11, 1965


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -



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