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The Strange Desire of Mister Bard

The Strange Desire of Mister Bard

A Feature film by Geza Radvanyi

Produced by Ugc

Release in France : 04/01/1954

    Synopsis

    A terminally ill Mr. Bard, a casino bus driver forced to quit his job, miraculously wins a fortune playing roulette. Instantly becoming a millionaire, he wants to fulfill his life's dream: to become a father. This plan is opposed by his greedy relatives who would go any low to take this money away from him. They are being led by a small-time crook. Mr. Bard's natural shyness and good heart lead him to the journey of self-exploration and finding his true love.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Ugc

    French distribution :

    Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique (AGDC)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producer :

    André Halley des Fontaines

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Geza Radvanyi, René Barjavel

    Screenwriter :

    Geza Radvanyi

    Sound recordists :

    Louis Bertone, Constantin Evangelou

    Assistant Operators :

    Jean Charvein, Roger Tellier

    Editor :

    René Le Hénaff

    Continuity supervisor :

    Suzanne Durrenberger

    Music Composer :

    Jean Dalve

    Location Manager :

    Eugène Nase

    Assistant Director :

    Marcel Camus

    Dialogue Writers :

    Geza Radvanyi, René Barjavel

    Director of Photography :

    Léonce-Henri Burel

    Sound Assistant :

    Robert Cambourakis

    Production Manager :

    François Carron

    Assistant Editor :

    Jean Hamon

    Production Designer :

    Eugène Piérac

    Still Photographers :

    Sacha Mazour, Henri Raichi

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1953

    French release :

    04/01/1954

    Runtime :

    1 h 52 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    13011

    Visa issue date :

    29/12/1953

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono