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 - Through his window, André sees a lamplighter approach as the evening draws in.
Monsieur Ripois

monri031. Through his window, André sees a lamplighter approach as the evening draws in.

monri031n. A very different view today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 09-10-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - And again . . . . is this somewhere that was cleared to make way for Westbourne Green and the Westway in W2?
Monsieur Ripois

monri031a. And again . . . . is this somewhere that was cleared to make way for Westbourne Green and the Westway in W2?

monri031an. Yes it was says Ray Glenister this is looking north along Lord Hill's Road from the junction with Westbourne Park Crescent. Twelve years later, 'The Sandwich Man' would be filmed at the same junction. Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland -http://maps.nls.uk/index.html (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - Alone again after Norah has left because of his amorous advances, André watches night fall.
Monsieur Ripois

monri032. Alone again after Norah has left because of his amorous advances, André watches night fall.

monri032n. This is the view now . . . facing west from the junction of Westbourne Park Crescent and Lord Hill's Road. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 09-10-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - And this, says Ray, is facing west from the junction of Westbourne Park Crescent and Lord Hill's Road with Westbury Road crossing in the middle distance and Westbury Terrace in the background.
Monsieur Ripois

monri032a. And this, says Ray, is facing west from the junction of Westbourne Park Crescent and Lord Hill's Road with Westbury Road crossing in the middle distance and Westbury Terrace in the background.

monri032an. All now lost in clearance and green spaces. Picture courtesy of Britain from Above. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - André tries again, meeting Norah after waiting outside her office. Peter advises that this is Bank underground station entrance in EC3 with Threadneedle Street to the right, Mansion House to the left and the tower of St Mary Aldermary on Watling Street EC4 seen along Queen Victoria Street.
Monsieur Ripois

monri033. André tries again, meeting Norah after waiting outside her office. Peter advises that this is Bank underground station entrance in EC3 with Threadneedle Street to the right, Mansion House to the left and the tower of St Mary Aldermary on Watling Street EC4 seen along Queen Victoria Street.

monri033n. The same spot with a nice flower bed now covering the screen shot wall. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - A lie is told about a forthcoming fortune and Norah is won over. Bank Underground station entrance outside the Royal Exchange identified by Peter.
Monsieur Ripois

monri034. A lie is told about a forthcoming fortune and Norah is won over. Bank Underground station entrance outside the Royal Exchange identified by Peter.

monri034n. And Peter took this shot of the station entrance with Threadneedle Street and the Bank of England as the background.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Some weeks later, people gather to watch an unknown spectacle on the Thames. Victoria Embankment in WC2 with, what is now known as, the Elizabeth tower of the Palace of Westminster on the distant skyline.
Monsieur Ripois

monri035. Some weeks later, people gather to watch an unknown spectacle on the Thames. Victoria Embankment in WC2 with, what is now known as, the Elizabeth tower of the Palace of Westminster on the distant skyline.

monri035n. No spectacle to watch when Peter took this image.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Dismissed from his job and thrown out of his lodgings, André joins the crowd. Victoria Embankment with Waterloo Bridge dominating the background.
Monsieur Ripois

monri036. Dismissed from his job and thrown out of his lodgings, André joins the crowd. Victoria Embankment with Waterloo Bridge dominating the background.

monri036n. It was almost impossible get right angle because of parked coaches. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The Frenchman loiters on the streets of London. Leicester Square with the Ritz cinema as the backdrop, noticed by John Tunstill.
Monsieur Ripois

monri037. The Frenchman loiters on the streets of London. Leicester Square with the Ritz cinema as the backdrop, noticed by John Tunstill.

monri037n. With confirmation by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - With only his shaving gear and a radio to his name, André sleeps rough. Trafalgar Square WC2.
Monsieur Ripois

monri038. With only his shaving gear and a radio to his name, André sleeps rough. Trafalgar Square WC2.

monri038n. Peter had good weather for this one.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-07-2014)

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