FRANCE: Pefite Fortune

In 1936 Yves Mirande, director of many a gay French cinema comedy, had a motoring smashup in Mâcon, France, was treated for his injuries by the Doctors Denis pére et fils. Recently Doctor Jean and Son Raymond took their lawyer to see Une Petite Fortune, a new Yves Mirande film in which a village doctor gets the local mayor to remove warning signs from a dangerous crossroads, waxes rich patching up motorists when they crash. "Libel!" roared the lawyer, and Director Mirande was promptly sued by Denis pére et fils. "My film...

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