A Certain Smile (film)
|A Certain Smile|
|Directed by||Jean Negulesco|
|Produced by||Henry Ephron|
|Written by||Frances Goodrich|
|Music by||Alfred Newman|
|Edited by||Louis R. Loeffler|
|Distributed by||Twentieth Century-Fox|
|Box office||$1.3 million (US rentals)|
In Paris, beautiful Dominique Vallon is involved with a young man, Bertrand Griot, until suddenly entering into an unwise week-long romance with his wealthy and married uncle, Luc Ferrand.
- Rossano Brazzi as Luc Ferrand
- Joan Fontaine as Françoise Ferrand
- Bradford Dillman as Bertrand Griot
- Christine Carère as Dominique Vallon
- Eduard Franz as M. Vallon
- Katherine Locke as Mme. Vallon
- Kathryn Givney as Mme. Griot
- Steven Geray as Denis
- Johnny Mathis as Himself
- Trude Wyler as Mme. Denis
- Sandy Livingston as Catherine
- Renate Hoy as Mlle. Minot
- Muzaffer Tema as Pierre
Christine Carère was cast in the main role, although she didn't know any English at the time. She was brought to Hollywood and trained for ten months before filming.
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- Solomon 1989, p. 227.
- French Doll: Meet Christine Carere, a Tiny Bundle of Sheer Acting Talent / 'Mardi Gras' Is Next for Christine. Chicago Tribune archives, 15 June 1958, page 90
- "NY Times: A Certain Smile". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2008.