The Man of the Hour

The Man of the Hour (French: L'homme du jour) is a 1937 French musical film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Maurice Chevalier, Elvire Popesco and Josette Day.[1] The film was shot at the Joinville Studios, with sets designed by the art director Jacques Krauss. An ordinary man saves the life of a great actress by giving blood, and she in turns decides to promote him as a singing star.

The Man of the Hour
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Maurice Chevalier and Elvire Popesco
Directed byJulien Duvivier
Written by
Produced by
CinematographyRoger Hubert
Edited byMarthe Poncin
Music byJean Wiener
Les Films Marquis
Distributed byDistribution Parisienne de Films
Release date
26 February 1937
Running time
93 minutes

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  1. ^ Mazdon & Wheatley p.35


  • Lucy Mazdon & Catherine Wheatley. Je T Aime... Moi Non Plus: Franco-British Cinematic Relations. Berghahn Books, 2010.

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