The Last Penny

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The Last Penny
Directed by André Cayatte
Written by Louis Chavance
André Cayatte
Produced by Raymond Borderie
Starring Ginette Leclerc
Gilbert Gil
Fernand Charpin
Cinematography Charles Bauer
Edited by Marguerite Beaugé
Music by Jacques Dupont
Distributed by Films Sonores Tobis
Release date
23 January 1946
Running time
90 minutes
Language French

The Last Penny (French: Le dernier sou) is a 1946 French drama film directed by André Cayatte and starring Ginette Leclerc, Gilbert Gil and Fernand Charpin. It was one of three films Leclerc appeared in for the collaborationist Continental Films, which she believed led to her arrest by the authorities following the Liberation. [1] Although it was made during the Second World War the film was not released until March 1946.



A secretary tries to save her friend's company from being bankrupted by unscrupulous figures.


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  1. Mayne p.84