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The Five Cents of Lavarede (1939 film)

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The Five Cents of Lavarede
Directed byMaurice Cammage
Written by
Produced byMaurice Cammage
CinematographyGeorges Clerc
Music byCasimir Oberfeld
Société de Production du Film Les Cinq Sous
Distributed byGray-Film
Release date
8 March 1939
Running time
125 minutes

The Five Cents of Lavarede (French: Les cinq sous de Lavarède) is a 1939 French comedy adventure film directed by Maurice Cammage and starring Fernandel, Josette Day and Andrex.[1] It is based on the eponymous 1894 novel by Paul d'Ivoi and Henri Chabrillat.


In order to claim an inheritance, a young man must travel all the way around the world with only five centime in his pocket.


In popular culture

The same year the film premiered it was also adapted into a text comic by French artist Pellos.[2]


  1. ^ Goble p.129
  2. ^ "Pellos".


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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