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L'Homme Au Chapeau Rond

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The great French actor Raimu made his final screen appearance in L'Homme au Chapeau Rond (The Eternal Husband) as Nicolas Pavlovitch. The star is cast as an embittered widower who seems to love the bottle more than his young daughter Lisa (Lucy Valnor). Upon learning that Lisa is not truly his child but the offspring of his late wife's love, Nicolas permits the poor girl to die. This startling denouement is a sharp contrast to the somewhat ribald comic byplay of the film's earlier scenes, but Raimu was...more

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