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La Grande Illusion


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The feature film starring Erich von Stroheim Jean Gabin , Pierre Fresnay
Erich von Stroheim played a number of roles in French films but his best is indubitably the gallant pilot, reduced by his wounds to running a prison camp, in this moving appeal to Frenchmen and Germans to stop a second world war at any cost.
(A French film with English sub-titles) . Films: pp 16-17


Unknown: Erich von Stroheim
Unknown: Jean Gabin
Unknown: Pierre Fresnay
Unknown: Erich von Stroheim
Unknown: Charles Spaak
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Directed By: Jean Renoir
Von Rauffenstein: Erich von Stroheim
Marechal: Jean Gabin
De Boeldieu: Pierre Fresnay
Rosenthal: Dallo
Actor: Julien Carette
Engineer: Gaston Modot
Schoolteacher: Jean Daste
French soldier: Georges Peclet
English soldier: Jacques Becker

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