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 - Hungry and with nowhere to go, André contemplates his future. This is facing Wardour Street on Coventry Street with the former Rialto Cinema left of centre.
Monsieur Ripois

monri039. Hungry and with nowhere to go, André contemplates his future. This is facing Wardour Street on Coventry Street with the former Rialto Cinema left of centre.

monri039n. Sixty years later by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The time is passed by wandering around. Facing Park Lane and North Row at Marble Arch in W1.
Monsieur Ripois

monri040. The time is passed by wandering around. Facing Park Lane and North Row at Marble Arch in W1.

monri040n. Peter found the same background building but an accurate shot was compromised by surrounding trees.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Marble Arch facing the junction of Oxford Street and Park Lane.
Monsieur Ripois

monri041. Marble Arch facing the junction of Oxford Street and Park Lane.

monri041n. Marble Arch now by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - A man bumps into André as he crosses the street. Ray Glenister found this one for us, the corner of Seymour Place looking east along George Street, London W1. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri042. A man bumps into André as he crosses the street. Ray Glenister found this one for us, the corner of Seymour Place looking east along George Street, London W1. (RL)

monri042n. An amazingly quiet moment to show that very little has changed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - André is devastated when his radio, his only worthwhile possession, is destroyed as it falls to the road. The
Monsieur Ripois

monri043. André is devastated when his radio, his only worthwhile possession, is destroyed as it falls to the road. The "road" says Ron Glenister is Seymour Place and the background is Bryanston Court between George Street and Clenston Mews, London W1 (RL)

monri043n. To replace Ray Glenister's Google shot supporting his brothers identification. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 16-11-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - Frightened for the first time in his life, André looks over at prostitutes across the street.
Monsieur Ripois

monri044. Frightened for the first time in his life, André looks over at prostitutes across the street.

monri044n. Once again Lowndes Street, London SW1 say Ray and Ron Glenister with Motcomb Street going off on the left. Replacing the Google Earth shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - The 'ladies of the night' are approached.
Monsieur Ripois

monri045. The 'ladies of the night' are approached.

monri045n. The 'ladies of the night' were also in Lowndes Street, London SW1 say Ray and Ron who provided a Google shot that this replaces. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - André follows Marcelle (Germaine Montero) who takes him back to her flat. Cockspur Street, London SW1 looking towards Warwick House Street. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri046. André follows Marcelle (Germaine Montero) who takes him back to her flat. Cockspur Street, London SW1 looking towards Warwick House Street. (RL)

monri046n. Very much a changed scene. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - Tired and hungry, André lets Marcelle lead the way. Cockspur Street, London SW1 looking towards Warwick House Street going off to the left. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri046a. Tired and hungry, André lets Marcelle lead the way. Cockspur Street, London SW1 looking towards Warwick House Street going off to the left. (RL)

monri046an. At least I can show better definition in that stonework. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-06-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - The morning after being fed by Marcelle, followed by a bath and a good nights sleep, André feels refreshed.
Monsieur Ripois

monri047. The morning after being fed by Marcelle, followed by a bath and a good nights sleep, André feels refreshed.

monri047n. Ray and Ron are equally refreshed and place this as Percy Street looking down Charlotte Street, London W1 and support with Google Earth. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-05-2017)

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