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America As Seen by a Frenchman (1960)

L'Amérique insolite (original title)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Cocteau ... Narrator (Afterword)
Paul Klinger ... Narrator (German Version)
June Richmond ... Sings: The Zulu-Song
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 June 1960 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

America As Seen by a Frenchman See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.3 (1961) See more »

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