FILM : Monsieur Ripois
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Monsieur Ripois 1954 Gérard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Natasha Parry, Margaret Johnston London
Director : René Clément   Production Company : Transcontinental Film Productions (London), Transcontinental  Region : LONDON M-N

The adventures of a French philanderer in London.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Knave of Hearts' (UK Title) and 'Lovers, Happy Lovers!' (US Title)

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Knave Of Hearts (Monsieur Ripois) (1954) Gerard Philipe

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Monsieur Ripois - After a visit to the park, the pair visit a cinema to satisfy Norah's weakness for horror films. I believe this is Leicester Square just after they left the Warner Theatre, about to pass the House of Wax and then Café De L'Europe. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri021. After a visit to the park, the pair visit a cinema to satisfy Norah's weakness for horror films. I believe this is Leicester Square just after they left the Warner Theatre, about to pass the House of Wax and then Café De L'Europe. (RL)

Monsieur Ripois - André stands with Norah as she waits for the bus to take her home.
Monsieur Ripois

monri022. André stands with Norah as she waits for the bus to take her home.

monri022n. Ray and Ron Glenister have dedicated time and effort in support Gérard Philipe whose life was sadly so short and established this location as Lowndes Street, London SW1 looking towards Motcomb Street. Replacing Google Earth shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - A taxi waits for André as he leaves Anne's apartment and the fiery relationship. Lansdowne Crescent W11.
Monsieur Ripois

monri023. A taxi waits for André as he leaves Anne's apartment and the fiery relationship. Lansdowne Crescent W11.

Monsieur Ripois - On a Sunday afternoon, André waits for Norah in the rain. Green Park, London.
Monsieur Ripois

monri024. On a Sunday afternoon, André waits for Norah in the rain. Green Park, London.

monri024n. Peter found that the bandstand disappeared a long time ago.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Norah arrives and the pair walk together. Looking south into Green Park from Piccadilly W1.
Monsieur Ripois

monri025. Norah arrives and the pair walk together. Looking south into Green Park from Piccadilly W1.

monri025n. Peter took this picture of the changed location, just capturing the top of Westminster Cathedral in the background.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The two shelter from the rain before André suggests going for tea. The entrance to Green Park Underground station on Piccadilly W1.
Monsieur Ripois

monri026. The two shelter from the rain before André suggests going for tea. The entrance to Green Park Underground station on Piccadilly W1.

monri026n. Peter send this shot from roughly where the original entrance to the Underground was.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-09-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - André tells the reluctant Norah that he lives nearby. Ray and Ron Glenister have revised their
Monsieur Ripois

monri027. André tells the reluctant Norah that he lives nearby. Ray and Ron Glenister have revised their "thoughts" for this location to a "definite". The corner of Trebeck Street and Shepherd Market looking in the direction of Shepherd Market, London W1. (RL)

monri027n. Proof of a changed scene. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - A dog follows as the couple set off when the weather improves.
Monsieur Ripois

monri028. A dog follows as the couple set off when the weather improves.

monri028n. Ray Glenister locates this as Montagu Square, London W1 looking north. To replace the Google Earth shot that was looking south! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - Rain begins to fall again and the two seek shelter.
Monsieur Ripois

monri029. Rain begins to fall again and the two seek shelter.

monri029n. Ron Glenister pipped his brother Ray at the post with this one, Porchester Terrace North, London W2. No.9 at the time of filming, then No.69 and now No.169 on the corner with Orsett Mews, that itself now leads to parking. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - When the rain stops, André persuades Norah to go with him to his Westbourne Park flat.
Monsieur Ripois

monri030. When the rain stops, André persuades Norah to go with him to his Westbourne Park flat.

monri030n. Crossing the road to Porchester Square, London W2 from monri029. That light post is not a welcome sight as one opens the front door but it has been there, certainly since 1969! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

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