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Fan-Fan the Tulip / The Fearless Little Soldier

Fan-Fan the Tulip / The Fearless Little Soldier

A Feature film by Christian-Jaque

Produced by Filmsonor Marceau, Les Films Ariane

Release in France : 20/03/1952

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Actors (22)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Filmsonor Marceau, Les Films Ariane

Film exports/foreign sales :

TF1 International

Foreign production company :

Rizzoli Film

French distribution :

Filmsonor Marceau

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Fanfan, a lazy young man from Paris escapes from a forced marriage to the daughter of farmer and joins the army after Adeline promised him a glorious career in the French Army. After singing the contract, he finds out that Adeline is the daughter of his sergant. In spite of this he tries to make the "promised faith" of him true, but he is caught when he tries to intorduce himself to Louis XV's daughter Henriette, who he shall marry due to his promised faith. He is sentenced to death, but Adeline convinces Louis XV that he shall be free. But Louis XV hasn't done this for free. So he tries to kidnapp Adeline. Fanfan chases the kidnappers, but he has no sucess in this, but he captures the military enemies supreme command. For this he receives the thanks of Louis XV. He promotes him and he's allowed to marry one of his daughters, Adeline, who has been adopted by Louis XV.

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Full credits (20)

Assistant Director :

Raymond Villette

Dialogue Writer :

Henri Jeanson

Line Producers :

Francis Cosne, Georges Dancigers

Director of Photography :

Christian Matras

Sound Assistant :

Guy Villette

Camera operators :

Ernest Bourreaud, Alain Douarinou

Editor :

Jacques Desagneaux

Production Designer :

Robert Gys

Costume designers :

Marcel Escoffier, Jean Zay

Still Photographer :

Léo Mirkine

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, René Wheeler

Producer :

Alexandre Mnouchkine

Screenwriters :

René Wheeler, René Fallet

Sound recordists :

Jacques Carrère, Lucien Lacharmoise

Assistant Operator :

Albert Viguier

Production Manager :

Francis Cosne

Continuity supervisor :

Simone Bourdarias

Music Composers :

Maurice Thiriet, Georges Van Parys

Narrator :

Jean Debucourt

Location Manager :

Maurice Hartwig

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Feature film

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France, Italy

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Majority French (France, Italy)

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Runtime :

1 h 42 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections (3)

Berlin International Film Festival - 1952

Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1952)


Official Competition

Cannes International Film Festival - 1952

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1952)


Official Competition

Awards (2)

Berlin International Film Festival - 1952

Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1952)


Silver Bear - Jury Grand Prix