Johnny Frenchman

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Hands-across-the-water propaganda for the Allied effort at the end of the war, as a Cornish fishing village is eventually led, by means of true love, to abandon its hatred of a rival Breton community and realise that the French are people too. Pretty dim drama (and comedy), though it is psychologically acute in revealing Patricia Roc's romantic preference for a visiting Frenchman over the local lad who woos her by shoving pilchards down her back.

By: GA

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Duration: 112 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Charles Frend
Screenwriter: TEB Clarke
Cast: Ralph Michael
James Knight
Tom Walls
Françoise Rosay
Frederick Piper
Paul Dupuis
Alfie Bass
Arthur Hambling
Patricia Roc
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