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 - With a purposeful stride, André returns to his benefactor's home.
Monsieur Ripois

monri048. With a purposeful stride, André returns to his benefactor's home.

monri048n. Charlotte Street, looking south towards Percy Street. Identified and photographed by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - A corner is turned to enter Marcelle's flat. Ray and Ron Glenister locate this as Charlotte Place, London W1. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri049. A corner is turned to enter Marcelle's flat. Ray and Ron Glenister locate this as Charlotte Place, London W1. (RL)

monri049n. Here's Peter's picture of Charlotte Place taken from Rathbone Street.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-05-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - One evening, the two head to a pub to meet Marcelle's friends.  Facing north-east on Windmill Street in W1. The street also features in 'Sapphire'.
Monsieur Ripois

monri050. One evening, the two head to a pub to meet Marcelle's friends. Facing north-east on Windmill Street in W1. The street also features in 'Sapphire'.

monri050n. Peter found a few changes in the background, including greenery.
(Modern Photo Added: 25-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Marcelle chases André when he walks out of the bar. The Fitzroy Tavern on the corner of Windmill Street and Charlotte Street. Identified by Peter.
Monsieur Ripois

monri051. Marcelle chases André when he walks out of the bar. The Fitzroy Tavern on the corner of Windmill Street and Charlotte Street. Identified by Peter.

monri051n. And also proven by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The pair walk together after Marcelle assures André that he is her fancy, not her pimp. Looking towards Percy Street on Charlotte Street W1.
Monsieur Ripois

monri052. The pair walk together after Marcelle assures André that he is her fancy, not her pimp. Looking towards Percy Street on Charlotte Street W1.

monri052n. Peter took this one of Charlotte Street.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - André takes up residence in a flat of his own in Hampstead after leaving Marcelle and taking fifty pounds from her. John Tunstill advises that Drazin's premises were at 57 - 59 Heath Street, Hampstead NW3.
Monsieur Ripois

monri053. André takes up residence in a flat of his own in Hampstead after leaving Marcelle and taking fifty pounds from her. John Tunstill advises that Drazin's premises were at 57 - 59 Heath Street, Hampstead NW3.

monri053n. And this is the location now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2015)

Monsieur Ripois - The camera tilts up the building.
Monsieur Ripois

monri054. The camera tilts up the building.

monri054n. The building has been demolished and replaced. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2015)

Monsieur Ripois - The shot settles on the window behind which, André has set himself up as a French teacher. Heath Street in NW3 identified by John Tunstill. The building with the large finial, seen centre top, still stands on Holly Hill.
Monsieur Ripois

monri055. The shot settles on the window behind which, André has set himself up as a French teacher. Heath Street in NW3 identified by John Tunstill. The building with the large finial, seen centre top, still stands on Holly Hill.

monri055n. The chimneys are still there. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2015)

Monsieur Ripois - André ends up marrying Catherine (Valerie Hobson), the mother of one of his pupils. And another identified by Ray and Ron, The Church of the Immaculate Conception, 114 Mount Street, London W1. (RL)
Monsieur Ripois

monri056. André ends up marrying Catherine (Valerie Hobson), the mother of one of his pupils. And another identified by Ray and Ron, The Church of the Immaculate Conception, 114 Mount Street, London W1. (RL)

monri056n. This is actually the main entrance on Farm Street. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-12-2017)

Monsieur Ripois - The wedding procession passes through the city as André's tale comes to a close. Cambridge Circus with the Palace Theatre at the top of the picture, identified by Richard Lovejoy.
Monsieur Ripois

monri057. The wedding procession passes through the city as André's tale comes to a close. Cambridge Circus with the Palace Theatre at the top of the picture, identified by Richard Lovejoy.

monri057n. Peter took this ground level shot of the Palace Theatre as it looks today.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

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