Sunday, 20 January 2013

1964, Film: Fantômas

On November 4, 1964, Fantômas premiered in France. Directed by André Hunebelle, this French film is loosely based on the fictional character created by French writers Marcel Allain (1885–1969) and Pierre Souvestre (1874–1914). Starring Jean Marais in a double role as the master villain Fantômas and journalist Jérome Fandor, Louis de Funès as commissaire Paul Juve and Mylène Demongeot as Hélène Gurn the girlfriend of Jérôme Fandor.
 
Synopsis
Fantômas, a man of many disguises, can impersonate anyone using very realistic masks. In this first of three films he is unhappy with journalist Fandor, because of a fictitious interview the journalist wrote about him...
Jean Marais as Fantômas
Mylène Demongeot as Hélène Gurn and Jean Marais as Jérome Fandor
Louis de Funès as Paul Juve and Jean Marais as Jérome Fandor
 
Main Cast
  • Jean Marais as Fantômas and Jérome Fandor
  • Louis de Funès as Paul Juve
  • Mylène Demongeot as Hélène Gurn
  • Jacques Dynam as Michel Bertrand
  • Robert Dalban as The manager of the newspaper
  • Marie-Hélène Arnaud as Lady Maud Beltham

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