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La Femme du Boulanger (1938)

France 133m, B&W
Director: Marcel Pagnol; Cast: Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin, Robert Vattier,
Charles Blavette

La Femme de Boulanger is a simple and subtle comedy about a good-hearted baker who sets up shop in a small French town where the townsfolk are always arguing. 61 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Zero Mostel, actor (1915-1977)

Ben Hecht, screenwriter, director, producer, playwright & novelist (1894-1964)
Marcel Pagnol, novelist, playwright & filmmaker (1895-1974)
Vincente Minnelli, director (1903-1986)
Tommy Tune, actor, dancer, singer, producer & choreographer (1939- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Weekend Vitamin: Inspiration & Motivation

Check out some words of inspiration from Marcel Pagnol:

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be – Marcel Pagnol

Bet On Black

"Hein?"* The world of French "nasal" vowels.

*Hein [ɛ᷉]: one of the most common interjections in French, with a wide array of meanings from “huh?” to “what?” to “isn’t it?”…

Nasality in spoken French is a very obvious feature of the language, one that makes French sound, well, French. 757 more words