Three Sailors (1957 film)

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Three Sailors
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Directed by Maurice de Canonge
Produced by Pierre Gérin
Ignace Morgenstern
Written by Henri Alibert (operetta)
Marcel Rivet
Juliette Saint-Giniez
René Sarvil (operetta)
Maurice de Canonge
Starring Marcel Merkès
Henri Génès
Jeannette Batti
Music by Philippe-Gérard
Cinematography Marc Fossard
Edited by Victor Grizelin
Release date
5 July 1957
Running time
95 minutes
Country France
Language French

Three Sailors (French: Trois de la marine) is a 1957 French comedy film directed by Maurice de Canonge and starring Marcel Merkès, Henri Génès and Jeannette Batti. [1]

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending. One of the oldest genres in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. When sound films became more prevalent during the 1920s, comedy films took another swing, as laughter could result from burlesque situations but also dialogue.

Maurice de Canonge was a French actor and film director. He is also sometimes known by the name Maurice Cannon.

Marcel Merkès, was a French tenor operetta singer.

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The film's art direction was by Claude Bouxin. It was shot in Eastmancolor.

Claude Bouxin (1907-1997) was a French art director. He designed the film sets for over ninety productions.

Eastmancolor is a trade name used by Eastman Kodak for a number of related film and processing technologies associated with color motion picture production.

Cast

Henri Génès was a French singer and actor who appeared in such films as The Sucker, La Grande Vadrouille, The Brain, The Counterfeit Constable, and The Little Bather.

Jeannette Batti (1921–2011) was a French film actress.

Jean Carmet French actor

Jean Carmet was a French actor.

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  1. Goble p.6

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