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Drôle de Drame Details


In a comedy-farce that runs from black humor to slapstick, this story is one in which a mystery writer is caught unawares by his cousin, a vicar, who shows up unannounced for a visit. Since the servants have just walked out, the writer's wife hides out from the vicar, taking care of the cooking, cleaning and other household chores. To explain his wife's absence as hostess, the writer concocts an excuse which only makes the vicar convinced that he has done away with his spouse. Things go from bad to worse and eventually Scotland Yard is called in to clear things up. ~ Tana Hobart, Rovi


Michel Simon
as Irwin Molyneux/Felix Chapel
Françoise Rosay
as Margaret Molyneux
Louis Jouvet
as Archibald Soper, Bishop of Bedford
Jean-Pierre Aumont
as Billy
Pierre Alcover
as Detective
Henri Guisol
as Buffington
Jean-Louis Barrault
as William Kramps
Henri Guisol
as Buffington


Marcel Carné
Jacques Prévert
Martha Poncin
Alexandre Trauner
Production Designer
Antoine Archimbaud
Sound/Sound Designer
Pierre Prevert
First Assistant Director
Charles David
Production Manager