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Fanfare of Love (1935)

Fanfare d'amour (original title)
Two unemployed musicians dress up as women to be hired by an all -female orchestra "Tulips from Holland"; they fall in love with two gorgeous musicians.


Richard Pottier


Max Bronnet (adaptation), Michael Logan (as Logan) | 3 more credits »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernand Gravey ... Jean
Betty Stockfeld ... Gaby
Julien Carette ... Pierre
Gaby Basset Gaby Basset ... Poupette
Jacques Louvigny Jacques Louvigny ... Alibert
Pierre Larquey ... Emile
Madeleine Guitty ... Lydia
Jane Lamy Jane Lamy
Ginette Leclerc
Paul Lovetall Paul Lovetall
Eugène Frouhins Eugène Frouhins ... (as Frouhins)
Anthony Gildès Anthony Gildès
Paul Marthès Paul Marthès
Henri Vilbert Henri Vilbert ... (as Henry Vilbert)


Two unemployed musicians,Jean and Pierre, dress up as women to be hired by an all -female orchestra "Tulips from Holland"; they fall in love with two gorgeous musicians.The group goes on tour.On the train ,Gaby meets Jean -dressed up as a man- and it's love at first sight.But Pierre is not prepared to accept it and he vies with his pal to please the girl.To make the matters worse,the owner of the theater falls in love with Jean whom he mistakes for a woman. Written by dbdumonteil

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Comedy | Musical







Release Date:

15 November 1935 (France) See more »

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Fanfare of Love See more »

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Solar-Films See more »
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1.37 : 1
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Version of Fanfaren der Liebe (1951) See more »


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A great and Forgotten French Movie
18 February 2007 | by Mancney-1See all my reviews

"Fanfare d'Amour", which is a wonderful and so funny movie, is a French movie, by French Director Richard Pottier, and with French actors Pierre Larquey, Fernand Gravey (well, Fernand Gravey is born in Belgium), Gaby Basset, Julien Carette, Madeleine Guitty and Ginette Leclerc. It was released in 1935. Later, a German version "Fanfaren der Liebe", directed by Kurt Hoffmann, was released in 1951. "Some like it Hot" by Billy Wilder, which received all the fame and the awards, is the third version, released in 1959. Excellent film, we all know that. I have seen "Fanfare d'Amour" in the fifties, when I was very young, and I still remember the laughs I had at that time, it was very, very funny, and yes, it would be very interesting to compare Fanfare d'Amour with "Some like it hot".

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