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Way of Youth

Way of Youth

A Feature film by Michel Boisrond

Produced by Gaumont

Release in France : 23/09/1959


    The Way of Youth stars Sebastian Shaw as a young Britisher addicted to gambling. He spends a weekend in the casino operated by Irene Vanbraugh, grandmother of his fiancee Aileen Marson. Upon losing everything, Shaw is blackmailed by seedy casino manager Henry Victor. It is the heroine who straightens things out. Ample doses of sex and adultery fail to pep up what is essentially a plodding story. The Way of Youth is adapted from a play by Amy Kennedy Gould and Ralph Neal.

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    Actors (22)

    Production and distribution (4)

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    Foreign production companies :

    Zebra Film, Tempo film

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    Full credits (19)

    Executive Producers :

    Robert Amon, Alain Poiré, Henry Deutschmeister

    Dialogue Writers :

    Pierre Bost, Jean Aurenche

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Bost, Jean Aurenche

    Director of Photography :

    Christian Matras

    Assistant Operator :

    Ernest Bourreaud

    Production Manager :

    Ralph Baum

    Assistant editor :

    Arlette Lalande

    Production Designer :

    Léon Barsacq

    Costume designer :

    Paulette Coquatrix

    Location Manager :

    André Hoss

    Assistant directors :

    Ully Pickardt, Renzo Rossellini

    Author of original work :

    Marcel Aymé

    Foreign Producer :

    Moris Ergas

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Petitjean

    Camera Operator :

    Gilbert Chain

    Editor :

    Louisette Hautecoeur

    Continuity supervisor :

    Denise Morlot

    Music Composer :

    Paul Misraki

    Still Photographer :

    Jean Schmidt

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Literary adaptation

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    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 21 min

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    Black & White

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