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La grande vadrouille – Oury (2)

Un nouveau billet sur « La Grande Vadrouille », film bien connu mais dont la cartographie embarquée l’est moins /\ An extended version of a post about « La Grande Vadrouille », a famous movie (at least France) with several maps.


La grande vadrouille – Gérard Oury (1)

La Grande Vadrouille (literally « The Great Stroll »; originally released in the United States as Don’t Look Now… We’re Being Shot At!) is a 1966 Franco-British comedy film about how the crew of a Royal Air Force bomber shot down over Paris must then make their way through German-occupied France with the main help of two…


Le corniaud – Oury

Released in 1965 Le corniaud is a French road-movie directed by Gérard Oury. Leopold Saroyan, godfather of a syndicate of gangsters, persuades Antoine Maréchal to drive a Cadillac from Naples to Bordeaux. He does not know that various illicit substances are hidden in the vehicle in order to cross illegally the border. During a meeting,…