How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1965
  • Running time: 100 min
Les Bons Vivants (English: High Lifers) is a French comedy film from 1965, directed by Gilles Grangier, written by Michel Audiard and Albert Kantof, starring Louis de Funès. The film is known under the titles: "Un grand seigneur" (France, new title),... read more

Les Bons Vivants (English: High Lifers) is a French comedy film from 1965, directed by Gilles Grangier, written by Michel Audiard and Albert Kantof, starring Louis de Funès. The film is known under the titles: "Un grand seigneur" (France, new title), "High Lifers" (International English title), "How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning" (USA), "Un drôle de caïd" (alternative French title), "Alegres vividores" (Spain), "Die Damen lassen bitten" (West Germany), "Per favore chiudete le persiane" (Italy).

Original Release

10/28/1965

US Release

11/11/1965

Cast

Louis de Funès Léon Haudepin (segment "Les bons vivants") / Léon Haudepin
Mireille Darc Marie Cruchet dite "Eloise" (segment "Les bons vivants") / Héloïse
Bernard Blier Charles Labergerie (segments "La fermeture" and "Le procès" / Mr Charles/Charles Labergerie/
Jean Lefebvre Léonard Maburon (segment "Procès, Le") / Léonard Maburon
Philippe Castelli Le Narrateur / Boudu (segment "Les bons vivants")
Dominique Davray Mme Blanche (segment "Fermeture, La") / Mme Blanche
Jean Carmet Paulo (Le voleur de la lanterne) (segment "Procès, Le") / Paulo
Frank Villard Marcel Froment (segments "Fermeture, La" and "Procès, Le") / Marcel Froment
Jean Richard Paul Arnaud (segment "Les bons vivants") / Paul Arnaud
Bernadette Lafont Sophie (segment "Bons vivants, Les") / Sophie
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gilles Grangier, Georges Lautner

Writers

Albert Simonin, Michel Audiard, Albert Kantof, Paul Reboux, Charles Muller

Cast

Louis de Funès Léon Haudepin (segment "Les bons vivants") / Léon Haudepin
Mireille Darc Marie Cruchet dite "Eloise" (segment "Les bons vivants") / Héloïse
Bernard Blier Charles Labergerie (segments "La fermeture" and "Le procès" / Mr Charles/Charles Labergerie/
Jean Lefebvre Léonard Maburon (segment "Procès, Le") / Léonard Maburon
Philippe Castelli Le Narrateur / Boudu (segment "Les bons vivants")
Dominique Davray Mme Blanche (segment "Fermeture, La") / Mme Blanche
Jean Carmet Paulo (Le voleur de la lanterne) (segment "Procès, Le") / Paulo
Frank Villard Marcel Froment (segments "Fermeture, La" and "Procès, Le") / Marcel Froment
Jean Richard Paul Arnaud (segment "Les bons vivants") / Paul Arnaud
Bernadette Lafont Sophie (segment "Bons vivants, Les") / Sophie
Adrien Cayla-Legrand Un brigadier (segment 'Le procès')
Albert Michel Le greffier (segment "Le procès")
Albert Remy Inspecteur Graunu (segment "Les bons vivants")
Aline Bertrand Mme Pauline (segments "Fermeture, La" and 'Procès, Le)
Andréa Parisy Lucette, Baronne Seychelles du Hautpas (segment "Procès, Le")
Andrée Tainsy Germaine (segment "Les bons vivants")
Bernard Dheran L'avocat de la partie civile (Lucette) (segment 'Procès, Le")
Catherine Samie Une pensionnaire (segment "Fermeture, La")
Françoise Vatel Une pensionnaire (segment "Fermeture, La")
Gabriel Gobin Maître Leproux (segment "Les bons vivants")

Producers

Editors

Michelle David, Jacqueline Thiédot

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