Wednesday, 20 August 2014

1963, Film: “L'honorable Stanislas, agent secret”

The 4the September, 1963, the French-Italian film “L'honorable Stanislas, agent secret” premieres in France. The film, directed by Jean-Charles Dudrumet, stars Jean Marais, Geneviève Page, Maurice Teynac, Jean Galland and Gaia Germani. In the UK the film was released under the title "How to Be a Spy Without Even Trying" and in the USA as "The Reluctant Spy".

One day leaving his flat Stanislas Dubois (Jean Marais), the manager of an advertising agency, meets Ursula Keller (Geneviève Page) delivering a painting by Cézanne to one of his neighbours. Ursula invites Stanislas to dinner but, in the restaurant, he mistakingly takes the coat of another man, the British spy Martin (Fred Fisher). When Martin is poisoned Stanislas is arrested...
Jean Marais as Stanislas Dubois
Geneviève Page as Ursula Keller
Geneviève Page and Jean Marais
Jean Marais and Geneviève Page

Sample Clip

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