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Le Petit Café

Le Petit Café

A Feature film by Raymond Bernard

Produced by Les Films Diamant

Release in France : 19/12/1919


    This picture, based on a play by the same name, features influential comic Max Linder as a waiter who inherits two million francs. But Max can't quit his job because his uncle's old servant has schemed with the cafe's owner to get a cut of the money by binding him to a contract -- Max must work at the cafe for 20 years; if he quits, he must forfeit half a million francs. To keep the whole inheritance, he stays at his job, but at night he moves with Paris' most fashionable inhabitants. Finally, he falls in love with his boss' daughter and willingly gives up everything for her.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Diamant

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    Full credits (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Henri Diamant-Berger

    Author of original work :

    Tristan Bernard

    Editor :

    Raymond Bernard

    Adaptation :

    Henri Diamant-Berger, Raymond Bernard

    Director of Photography :

    Marc Bujard

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Nationality :

    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 6 min

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    Black & White

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