Tobias Is an Angel

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Tobias Is an Angel
Directed by Yves Allégret
Cinematography Henri Alekan
Running time
71 minutes

Tobias Is an Angel (French: Tobie est un ange) is a 1940 French comedy film directed by Yves Allégret. [1] The title is a reference to Tobias and the Angel. The film was made at Toulon, then in Vichy France. It is now considered a lost film.



Tobias is a put-upon fairground worker is constantly belittled by his manager. In despair he goes to the fortune teller who predicts an inheritance for him. After this his confidence improves and he is offered a promotion by the owner of the fair.


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  1. Waldman p.149