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Madame Sans-Gêne (1941)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, History

The ordeals of a crude washerwoman in the chic court of Napoleon the First;La Maréchale Lefèvre ,a former launderer who followed the emperor in many of his campaigns is the laughing stock of the court .Although she takes lessons in ...See moreThe ordeals of a crude washerwoman in the chic court of Napoleon the First;La Maréchale Lefèvre ,a former launderer who followed the emperor in many of his campaigns is the laughing stock of the court .Although she takes lessons in deportment ,she 's not able to learn good manners and the posh new aristocrats snub her and call her names .When the emperor, his wife Marie-Louise and Neipperg are involved in an intrigue,she saves the situation. Written by dbdumonteil See less
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Writers
Jean Aurenche (adaptation) | Pierre Lestringuez (additional dialogue) | Émile Moreau (play) | Roger Richebé (adaptation) | Victorien Sardou (play)
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Updated Oct 7, 1941

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Oct 7, 1941 (France)

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34 cast members
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Catherine Hubscher Catherine Hubscher   See fewer
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Aimé Clariond
Le chef de la police Fouché Le chef de la police Fouché   See fewer
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Maurice Escande
Le comte de Neipperg Le comte de Neipperg   See fewer
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Henri Nassiet
Le maréchal Lefebvre Le maréchal Lefebvre   See fewer
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Jeanne Reinhardt
Le reine Caroline Le reine Caroline   See fewer
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Madeleine Sylvain
La princesse Élisa La princesse Élisa   See fewer
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Albert Dieudonné
Napoléon 1er Napoléon 1er   See fewer
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Geneviève Auger
L'impératrice Marie-Louise L'impératrice Marie-Louise   See fewer
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Mona Dol
Madame de Bülow Madame de Bülow   See fewer
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Ror Volmar
La chanteuse La chanteuse   See fewer
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Paul Amiot
Maximilen de Robespierre Maximilen de Robespierre   See fewer
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Alain Cuny
Roustan Roustan   See fewer
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Léon Walther
Despréaux Despréaux   See fewer
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Suzanne Bara
Toinon (uncredited) Toinon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Barge
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Jean Chaduc
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Pierre Dargout
Canouville (uncredited) Canouville (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joé Davray
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Hubert de Malet
Junot (uncredited) Junot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Denancy
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Raymonde Devarennes
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Maurice Dorléac
Lauriston (uncredited) Lauriston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierre Ferval
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Claude Martial
La Roussotte (uncredited) La Roussotte (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geneviève Morel
Julie - une blanchisseuse (uncredited) Julie - une blanchisseuse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Murcie
Duroc (uncredited) Duroc (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Mégy
Bonaparte (uncredited) Bonaparte (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Méral
Saint Marsan (uncredited) Saint Marsan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Odette Talazac
Nanette (uncredited) Nanette (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 65 votes