The Gaieties of the Squadron

The Gaieties of the Squadron (French: Les gaîtés de l'escadron) is a 1913 French silent comedy film directed by Joseph Faivre and Maurice Tourneur and starring Edmond Duquesne, Henry Roussel and Henri Gouget.[1] It is a military-based farce adapted from the popular play by Georges Courteline. Tourneur later remade it as a sound film Fun in the Barracks (1932).

The Gaieties of the Squadron
Directed byJoseph Faivre
Maurice Tourneur
Written byGeorges Courteline (play)
Maurice Tourneur
Production
company
Distributed bySociété Française des Films Éclair
Release date
24 October 1913
CountryFrance
LanguagesSilent
French intertitles

PlotEdit

The life of disorderly soldiers in the barracks dealing with daily routines.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Waldman p.7

BibliographyEdit

  • Waldman, Harry. Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films. McFarland, 2001.

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