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Plus de vacances pour le Bon Dieu

Plus de vacances pour le Bon Dieu

A Feature film by Robert Vernay

Produced by Latino Consortium Cinema, Productions Jason

Release in France : 12/04/1950


    Montmartre in the summertime. A group of street urchins idles outside while the other kids of the neighborhood are away on holiday.To keep the gang busy, Pivolo, their leader, has an idea : they are going to kidnap Aunt Faguet's doggy. Just for the fun of it. A few days pass after the crime is accomplished and one of them suddenly realizes that a reward is being offered by the aunt to anyone who would bring her her pet back. Mademoiselle Hélène, the kind-hearted social worker, does it for them and gives them the reward money, which is instantly exchanged for lollipops, nougat and merry-go-round and cinema tickets. So, why not continue? That's what they do, abducting several dogs, until they realize they are becoming ... too rich! They can't buy themselves luxurious gifts or else their parents are bound to suspect something. Instead, they decide to do good by helping poor people around them. One day, Pierrot, a member of the gang, gets run down by a cyclist and becomes blind. Only a costly operation can heal him. Well, the solution is obvious : increase their illegal activities. But the police are beginning to smell a rat.

    © Fiches du Cinéma

    Actors (44)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Latino Consortium Cinema, Productions Jason

    French distribution :

    Victory Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producers :

    Marcel Segard, Hubert d'Achon

    Dialogue Writers :

    Pierre Laroche, Robert Vernay

    Screenwriter :

    Lil Boel

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Archimbaud

    Continuity supervisor :

    Suzanne Durrenberger

    Music Composer :

    Louis Beydts

    Adaptation :

    Solange Terac, Robert Vernay

    Authors of original work :

    Paul Armont, Paul Vandenberghe

    Director of Photography :

    Victor Armenise

    Editor :

    Marthe Poncin

    Production Designer :

    René Moulaert

    Music Director :

    Jean Wiener

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    100% French

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    1 h 23 min

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