The Straw Lover

The Straw Lover (French: L'Amant de paille) is a 1951 French comedy film directed by Gilles Grangier and starring Jean-Pierre Aumont, Gaby Sylvia and Alfred Adam.[1] Louis de Funès plays a psychiatrist.[2] The film based on Georges Feydeau's play "Le Dindon" (The Turkey).

The Straw Lover
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Directed byGilles Grangier
Produced byAlexandre Mnouchkine
Evrard de Rouvre
Written byCarlo Rim
Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon
StarringJean-Pierre Aumont
Gaby Sylvia
Alfred Adam
Music byGérard Calvi
CinematographyMichel Kelber
Edited byJacqueline Sadoul
Les Films Ariane
Distributed byLa Société des Films Sirius
Release date
5 January 1951
Running time
86 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Guy de Gastyne.



  1. ^ Oscherwitz & Higgins p.347-48
  2. ^ The Straw Lover at IMDb


  • Dayna Oscherwitz & MaryEllen Higgins. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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