Léonce Perret

Op.: Georges Specht. Cast: Léonce Perret (Léonce), Suzanne Grandais (Suzanne), Valentine Petit (una bagnante). Prod.: Gaumont. Série Léonce 35mm. L.o.: 310 m. L.: 277 m. D.: 11’ a 18 f/s. Pochoir

T. it.: Italian title. T. int.: International title. T. alt.: Alternative title. Sog.: Story. Scen.: Screenplay. F.: Cinematography. M.: Editing. Scgf.: Set Design. Mus.: Music. Int.: Cast. Prod.: Production Company. L.: Length. D.: Running Time. f/s: Frames per second. Bn.: Black e White. Col.: Color. Da: Print source

Film Notes

On the shores of the Armorican sea, before the emerald waves, a Parisian couple of lovers, Léonce and Suzanne coo at one another to the murmuring rhythm of the waves. […] «Léonce, I feel like having lobster… Could you catch one for me?» […] Léonce completely disregards the equipment and methods used on the Breton coasts to catch the shell fish, so delicious with mayonnaise. That evening while heading out of town, he is a bit perplexed, asking himself how he will manage to keep his promise. Léonce goes mechanically towards the sea, something completely normal for a person who plans on going fishing, but at the sight of the angry ocean his courage dwindles. […] «But Suzanne must have her lobster!», Léonce tells himself as he wanders through the wind-beaten streets pondering his miserable lot. All of a sudden he stops. He has arrived at the home of Père Legarec, the best fisherman on the entire coast… he’s saved. […]

Brochure from Société des Etablissements Gaumont, n. 4110

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