• France
  • 1938
  • 95 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • French
  •  

A sparkling four-way affair overflowing with dialogue that showcases writer-director Sacha Guitry’s wit, Quadrille stars Guitry as a magazine editor whose longtime girlfriend—to whom he plans to finally propose—is uncontrollably drawn to a handsome American movie star. Meanwhile, a discerning reporter (Jacqueline Delubac) watches from the sidelines with amusement and provides the final corner to this romantic rectangle.

Cast

Philippe de MorannesSacha Guitry
Paulette NanteuilGaby Morlay
Claudine AndréJacqueline Delubac
Carl HericksonGeorges Grey
The chambermaidPauline Carton

Credits

DirectorSacha Guitry
ProducerSerge Sandberg and Emile Natan
Screenplay bySacha Guitry
CinematographyRobert Le Febvre
Art directionJean Perrier
EditingMyriam
MusicAdolphe Borchard

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