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The White Truck (1943)

Le camion blanc (original title)
A young mechanic is given a strange job: to convey the king of the gypsies' embalmed dead body on a very long route.

Director:

Léo Joannon

Writers:

André-Paul Antoine (screenplay), André Cayatte (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jules Berry ... Shabbas - le chef des gitans du Nord
Blanchette Brunoy ... Germaine
François Périer ... François Ledru - un jeune garagiste
Fernand Charpin ... Courbassié - le conseiller des gitans du Sud (as Charpin)
Marguerite Moreno ... La veuve du roi
Roger Karl ... Acho
Mila Parély Mila Parély ... Madame Dupont
Jean Parédès Jean Parédès ... Ernest
Charles Lemontier Charles Lemontier ... Le père de Germaine
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thérèse Ambert Thérèse Ambert
Edmond Beauchamp Edmond Beauchamp ... Un gitan
Robert Berri Robert Berri ... Un pompiste
Georges Bever Georges Bever ... Le contröleur
Jean-Marie Boyer Jean-Marie Boyer
Olivier Darrieux Olivier Darrieux
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Storyline

François is a mechanic in love with the garage owner's daughter,Germaine .A mysterious man, Monsieur Shabbas, hires him as a truck driver.The young man marvels at the brand new white vehicle.Much to his surprise ,he has to convey the king of the gypsies' embalmed dead body on a strange itinerary:it encompasses all the French roads the late monarch has traveled on in his lifetime.It won't be exactly restful,for,all along the road,strange enemies put a spoke in his wheel. Written by dbdumonteil

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Plot Keywords:

circus | gypsy | truck | truck driver | See All (4) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 March 1943 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Beli kamion See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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