The Beautiful Adventure (French: La Belle aventure) is a 1942 French romantic comedy film directed by Marc Allégret and starring Claude Dauphin, Micheline Presle and Louis Jourdan. It is based on 1913 play of the same name by Gaston Arman de Caillavet, Robert de Flers and Étienne Rey.
|The Beautiful Adventure|
|Directed by||Marc Allégret|
|Edited by||Henri Taverna|
|Music by||Georges Auric|
Les Films Impéria
|Distributed by||Les Films Impéria|
|20 December 1942|
The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul Bertrand.
On her wedding day, a young bride takes off with her cousin, who she has always loved.
- Claude Dauphin as Valentin Le Barroyer
- Micheline Presle as Françoise Pimbrache
- Louis Jourdan as André d'Éguzon
- Gisèle Pascal as Hélène de Trévillac
- Suzanne Dehelly as Madame d'Éguzon
- André Brunot as Le comte d'Éguzon
- Berthe Bovy as Madame de Trévillac
- Aquistapace as L'oncle
- Pauline Carton as Jeantine
- Géo Dorlys as Fouque
- Danièle Girard as Monique
The film was shot in September–October 1942 in Nice. However it was not released until after the Liberation of France due to the ban on the films of Claude Dauphin after he joined the Free French.
- The Beautiful Adventure (1917)
- The Beautiful Adventure (1932, German)
- The Beautiful Adventure (1932, French)
- ^ La Belle Aventure at Monsieur.louis.jourdan.net accessed 21 Jan 2014
- ^ La Belle Aventure at Louisjourdan.net