The Curtain Rises

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Female students at a Paris acting school compete for the affections of school Lothario Dauphin. Somber drama differs from the usual aspiring-actor films by leaving its characters a long way from fame and fortune at the end. Jouvet does all right, but the rest of the cast members look as though they were taken from the dropouts of his school. (In French;...read more

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Female students at a Paris acting school compete for the affections of school Lothario Dauphin. Somber drama differs from the usual aspiring-actor films by leaving its characters a long way from fame and fortune at the end. Jouvet does all right, but the rest of the cast members look as

though they were taken from the dropouts of his school. (In French; English subtitles.)

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