Added by on 2015-03-20

The-Story-Of-A-Cheat

The-Story-Of-A-Cheat

Comedy / Foreign (1936) 81 minutes ~ Black & White

Trailer:

Feature:

Life story of a charming scoundrel, with little dialogue other than the star/director’s witty narration. As a boy, only he survives a family tragedy when he’s deprived of supper (poisonous mushrooms!) for stealing…concluding that dishonesty pays. Through years of dabbling in crime and amusing adventures, two women appear and reappear in his life, a dazzling blonde jewel thief and a stunning brunette gambler. Finally, he meets the mysterious Charbonnier who had saved his life in World War I, leading to the surprising next phase in his career…

Director: Sacha Guitry

Writers: Sacha Guitry

Stars: Sacha Guitry, Marguerite Moreno, Jacqueline Delubac

Category:

Comedy, Foreign