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 - The Maid brings tea to Catherine Ripois as she tells her Father that she is divorcing her husband André.
Monsieur Ripois

monri001. The Maid brings tea to Catherine Ripois as she tells her Father that she is divorcing her husband André.

Monsieur Ripois - With his life story told to Patricia Hadley in flashback, André Ripois (Gérard Philipe) leaves the office where he struggles through the day in a low paid job. The former Fire Station on West Central Street in London WC1.
Monsieur Ripois

monri002. With his life story told to Patricia Hadley in flashback, André Ripois (Gérard Philipe) leaves the office where he struggles through the day in a low paid job. The former Fire Station on West Central Street in London WC1.

monri002n. Peter found that plastic bags have replaced the good old galvanized dustbin.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The serial womaniser heads into the city, free from his nightmare. Passing The Bloomsbury Tavern on the corner of West Central Street and Shaftesbury Avenue.
Monsieur Ripois

monri003. The serial womaniser heads into the city, free from his nightmare. Passing The Bloomsbury Tavern on the corner of West Central Street and Shaftesbury Avenue.

monri003n. Taken from further back to show more detail. Image from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The camera follows André. Exiting onto Shaftesbury Avenue from West Central Street. The location was identified with Peter's assistance.
Monsieur Ripois

monri004. The camera follows André. Exiting onto Shaftesbury Avenue from West Central Street. The location was identified with Peter's assistance.

monri004n. 'They seem to have straightened out the windows' comments Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - Following others from the office, a busy street is crossed. Shaftesbury Avenue with The Bloomsbury Tavern behind the number 22 bus.
Monsieur Ripois

monri005. Following others from the office, a busy street is crossed. Shaftesbury Avenue with The Bloomsbury Tavern behind the number 22 bus.

monri005n. The same tavern but no bus. Image from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - André enters a telephone box to change his collar and tie. Shaftesbury Avenue with Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee fountain seen on the right. Identified by Peter.
Monsieur Ripois

monri006. André enters a telephone box to change his collar and tie. Shaftesbury Avenue with Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee fountain seen on the right. Identified by Peter.

monri006n. Peter took this shot of the same location, and advises that the Diamond Jubilee fountain now stands in Princes Circus, opposite the Shaftesbury Theatre between High Holborn and Shaftesbury Avenue.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - A bus is caught and André arrives outside Charing Cross station. Strand, London WC2.
Monsieur Ripois

monri007. A bus is caught and André arrives outside Charing Cross station. Strand, London WC2.

monri007n. The same location now captured by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - André scans the rush hour crowds, looking for the ideal woman. Peter identifies this as Strand in  WC2 with Duncannon Street out of shot to the right.
Monsieur Ripois

monri008. André scans the rush hour crowds, looking for the ideal woman. Peter identifies this as Strand in WC2 with Duncannon Street out of shot to the right.

monri008n. Still a crossing but a few alterations in the background. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-08-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - The philanderer continues to watch the girls go by as he crosses the road. Strand in WC2 with Charing Cross station as the background.
Monsieur Ripois

monri009. The philanderer continues to watch the girls go by as he crosses the road. Strand in WC2 with Charing Cross station as the background.

monri009n. The wall to the right in the screen capture hides Hungerford Lane which has been replaced by No. 11 Strand. Picture and information from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-07-2014)

Monsieur Ripois - A young woman is followed but André is disappointed when she meets with a man. The steps of St-Martin-in-the-Fields church in Trafalgar Square, London WC2.
Monsieur Ripois

monri010. A young woman is followed but André is disappointed when she meets with a man. The steps of St-Martin-in-the-Fields church in Trafalgar Square, London WC2.

monri010n. Peter found a late sleeper on the steps!
(Modern Photo Added: 10-07-2014)

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