Henri Vilbert

Henri Vilbert (6 April 1904 – 19 April 1997) was a French actor. He appeared in more than a hundred films from 1921 to 1982. Source: Article "Henri Vilbert" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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Carnival of Sinners (1943)

A struggling artist buys a talisman that gives him love, fame and wealth. The talisman is a severed left hand, and it works perfectly, in fact, magically. But of course there is nothing free in this world, and after one year the devil comes and asks for his due.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Tourneur
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Josseline Gaël  •  Noël Roquevert  •  Guillaume de Sax

A struggling artist buys a talisman that gives him love, fame and wealth. The talisman is a severed left hand, and it works perfectly, in fact, magically. But of course there is nothing free in this world, and after one year the devil comes and asks for his due.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Tourneur
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Josseline Gaël  •  Noël Roquevert  •  Guillaume de Sax

Picpus (1943)

Picpus is a street and a subway stop where a number of murders have been committed. Maigret tries to find the killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pottier
CAST:  Albert Préjean  •  Juliette Faber  •  Jean Tissier  •  André Gabriello

Picpus is a street and a subway stop where a number of murders have been committed. Maigret tries to find the killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pottier
CAST:  Albert Préjean  •  Juliette Faber  •  Jean Tissier  •  André Gabriello

The Four-Poster Bed (1942)

In his prison cell, the composer Remi Bonvent composed an opera, The columns bed. The director of the prison, Porey Cave, succeeds made believe he is the author of this work. The death of the two protagonists will prevent the discovery of the truth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Tual
CAST:  Fernand Ledoux  •  Jean Marais  •  Odette Joyeux  •  Valentine Tessier

In his prison cell, the composer Remi Bonvent composed an opera, The columns bed. The director of the prison, Porey Cave, succeeds made believe he is the author of this work. The death of the two protagonists will prevent the discovery of the truth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Tual
CAST:  Fernand Ledoux  •  Jean Marais  •  Odette Joyeux  •  Valentine Tessier

Napoleon Road (1953)

A greedy advertising executive wants to attract the tourists into a small village:he claims Napoleon slept in the local inn on his was back from Elbe island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Delannoy
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Henri Vilbert  •  Claude Laydu  •  Raphaël Patorni

A greedy advertising executive wants to attract the tourists into a small village:he claims Napoleon slept in the local inn on his was back from Elbe island.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Delannoy
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Henri Vilbert  •  Claude Laydu  •  Raphaël Patorni

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954)

A lord’s servant, Ali Baba, is sent to retrieve a slave for his master, but ends up on an adventure filled with gold, mischief, love, and forty famous thieves instead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Becker
CAST:  Fernandel  •  Samia Gamal  •  Dieter Borsche  •  Henri Vilbert

A lord’s servant, Ali Baba, is sent to retrieve a slave for his master, but ends up on an adventure filled with gold, mischief, love, and forty famous thieves instead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Becker
CAST:  Fernandel  •  Samia Gamal  •  Dieter Borsche  •  Henri Vilbert

My Wife's Husband (1963)

After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Grangier
CAST:  Fernandel  •  Bourvil  •  Claire Maurier  •  Andrex

After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Grangier
CAST:  Fernandel  •  Bourvil  •  Claire Maurier  •  Andrex

The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)

The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored of a stripper calls ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Louis de Funès  •  Fernandel  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Lino Ventura

The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored of a stripper calls ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Louis de Funès  •  Fernandel  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Lino Ventura

Six Hours to Lose (1947)

A traveller is stuck in an unknown town because his connecting train will only arrive in six hours. He decides to kill time by taking a stroll. He is not prepared to get confused with somebody else. In fact the citizens are eagerly awaiting the visit of a famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Joffé  •  Jean Lévitte
CAST:  André Luguet  •  Dany Robin  •  Denise Grey  •  Jacqueline Pierreux

A traveller is stuck in an unknown town because his connecting train will only arrive in six hours. He decides to kill time by taking a stroll. He is not prepared to get confused with somebody else. In fact the citizens are eagerly awaiting the visit of a famous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Joffé  •  Jean Lévitte
CAST:  André Luguet  •  Dany Robin  •  Denise Grey  •  Jacqueline Pierreux

The Count of Monte Cristo (1961)

Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Autant-Lara
CAST:  Louis Jourdan  •  Yvonne Furneaux  •  Pierre Mondy  •  Yves Rénier

Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Autant-Lara
CAST:  Louis Jourdan  •  Yvonne Furneaux  •  Pierre Mondy  •  Yves Rénier

Savage Triangle (1951)

Based on the novel of the same name by writer Edouard Peisson, this Jean Delannoy film display one boy’s unconditional love for his mother, despite her tragic mistreatment of him. After being raised by a shepherd for the past 12 years, Simon (Pierre-Michel Beck) is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Delannoy
CAST:  Madeleine Robinson  •  Frank Villard  •  Nicolas Amato  •  Henri Arius

Based on the novel of the same name by writer Edouard Peisson, this Jean Delannoy film display one boy’s unconditional love for his mother, despite her tragic mistreatment of him. After being raised by a shepherd for the past 12 years, Simon (Pierre-Michel Beck) is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Delannoy
CAST:  Madeleine Robinson  •  Frank Villard  •  Nicolas Amato  •  Henri Arius

Forbidden (1955)

Don Paolo, a young parson troubled by his love for Agnese, tries to make peace in a little village in Sardinia where two families are at war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Mel Ferrer  •  Amedeo Nazzari  •  Lea Massari  •  Henri Vilbert

Don Paolo, a young parson troubled by his love for Agnese, tries to make peace in a little village in Sardinia where two families are at war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Mel Ferrer  •  Amedeo Nazzari  •  Lea Massari  •  Henri Vilbert

Lovers of Paris (1957)

Young, handsome, dashing but cynical, Octave Mouret arrives in Paris, determined to conquer the belles of the capital.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Gérard Philipe  •  Danielle Darrieux  •  Jacques Duby  •  Dany Carrel

Young, handsome, dashing but cynical, Octave Mouret arrives in Paris, determined to conquer the belles of the capital.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Gérard Philipe  •  Danielle Darrieux  •  Jacques Duby  •  Dany Carrel

Manon of the Spring (1952)

Marcel Pagnol's adaptation of his own novel Manon des sources, the story of a shepherdess who exacts her revenge on the townsfolk she blames for killing her father, in two parts: Manon des sources and Ugolin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Pagnol
CAST:  Jacqueline Pagnol  •  Rellys  •  Henri Poupon  •  Raymond Pellegrin

Marcel Pagnol's adaptation of his own novel Manon des sources, the story of a shepherdess who exacts her revenge on the townsfolk she blames for killing her father, in two parts: Manon des sources and Ugolin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Pagnol
CAST:  Jacqueline Pagnol  •  Rellys  •  Henri Poupon  •  Raymond Pellegrin

The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)

Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri-Georges Clouzot
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Suzy Delair  •  Jean Tissier  •  Pierre Larquey

Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri-Georges Clouzot
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Suzy Delair  •  Jean Tissier  •  Pierre Larquey

Love in a Hot Climate (1954)

Love in a Hot Climate (Spanish: Sangre y luces, French: Sang et lumières) is a 1954 Spanish-French drama film directed by Georges Rouquier and Ricardo Muñoz Suay. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georges Rouquier  •  Ricardo Muñoz Suay
CAST:  Daniel Gélin  •  Zsa Zsa Gabor  •  Henri Vilbert  •  Christine Carère

Love in a Hot Climate (Spanish: Sangre y luces, French: Sang et lumières) is a 1954 Spanish-French drama film directed by Georges Rouquier and Ricardo Muñoz Suay. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georges Rouquier  •  Ricardo Muñoz Suay
CAST:  Daniel Gélin  •  Zsa Zsa Gabor  •  Henri Vilbert  •  Christine Carère

Nightclub Hostess (1939)

The young Suzy is a nightclub hostess in a cabaret in which Frehel is the star. Because one night she gets propositions from a rich widower who would like to have her as his girlfriend, Suzy wishes to leave this place, where she has no future, for a better one. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Valentin
CAST:  Michèle Morgan  •  Gilbert Gil  •  Andrex  •  Gisèle Préville

The young Suzy is a nightclub hostess in a cabaret in which Frehel is the star. Because one night she gets propositions from a rich widower who would like to have her as his girlfriend, Suzy wishes to leave this place, where she has no future, for a better one. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Valentin
CAST:  Michèle Morgan  •  Gilbert Gil  •  Andrex  •  Gisèle Préville

We Are All Murderers (1952)

Originally titled Nous Sommes Tout des Assassins, We Are All Murderers was directed by Andre Cayette, a former lawyer who detested France's execution system. Charles Spaak's screenplay makes no attempt to launder the four principal characters (Marcel Mouloudji, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Cayatte
CAST:  Marcel Mouloudji  •  Raymond Pellegrin  •  Antoine Balpêtré  •  Julien Verdier

Originally titled Nous Sommes Tout des Assassins, We Are All Murderers was directed by Andre Cayette, a former lawyer who detested France's execution system. Charles Spaak's screenplay makes no attempt to launder the four principal characters (Marcel Mouloudji, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Cayatte
CAST:  Marcel Mouloudji  •  Raymond Pellegrin  •  Antoine Balpêtré  •  Julien Verdier

Cecile Is Dead (1944)

Cecile, a young girl who goes to the offices of the Judicial Police several times in a row to complain about nightly visits to the apartment she occupies with her aunt, is not taken seriously by the police until she the day she is found murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Tourneur
CAST:  Albert Préjean  •  Santa Relli  •  Germaine Kerjean  •  Luce Fabiole

Cecile, a young girl who goes to the offices of the Judicial Police several times in a row to complain about nightly visits to the apartment she occupies with her aunt, is not taken seriously by the police until she the day she is found murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Tourneur
CAST:  Albert Préjean  •  Santa Relli  •  Germaine Kerjean  •  Luce Fabiole

A Certain Mister (1950)

Documents relevant to National Defence have been concealed in a certain vase by a dangerous gang of robbers. To neutralize the criminals, a seasoned police commissioner and his clumsy assistant, young inspector César, join forces with a colorful trio of thieves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Ciampi
CAST:  Hélène Perdrière  •  René Dary  •  Louis Seigner  •  Junie Astor

Documents relevant to National Defence have been concealed in a certain vase by a dangerous gang of robbers. To neutralize the criminals, a seasoned police commissioner and his clumsy assistant, young inspector César, join forces with a colorful trio of thieves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Ciampi
CAST:  Hélène Perdrière  •  René Dary  •  Louis Seigner  •  Junie Astor
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