Le Gentleman de Cocody (1964)
aka: Ivory Coast Adventure
A film directed by Christian-Jaque

Genre: Adventure

Film Review

Le Gentleman de Cocody is a French-Italian adventure film first released in 1964, directed by Christian-Jaque. Cinematography was by Pierre Petit and the film was scored by Michel Magne. It stars Jean Marais, Liselotte Pulver, Philippe Clay, Nancy Holloway and Maria Grazia Buccella. It has also been released under the title: Ivory Coast Adventure.   It is an Euro-France Films production, produced by Roger Duchet and distributed by Gaumont S.A.B..   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 24 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Le Gentleman de Cocody is: good - passable entertainment.

Other recommended films that have been directed by Christian-Jaque include: Un revenant (1946), La Chartreuse de Parme (1948), Fanfan la Tulipe (1952) and Si tous les gars du monde (1956). The actor Jean Marais has also appeared in: Dans les rues (1933), Drôle de drame (1937), Langlois (1970) and Peau d'âne (1970).

Other recommended adventure films of the 1960s from France that you may want to consider are: André Hunebelle's Le Bossu (1960), Gérard Oury's Le Corniaud (1965), Philippe de Broca's L'Homme de Rio (1964), René Clément's Le Jour et l'heure (1963) and Jean-Jacques Vierne's Tintin et le mystère de la Toison d'Or (1961).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Christian-Jaque
  • Script: Christian-Jaque, Jacques Emmanuel, Jean Ferry, Claude Rank
  • Photo: Pierre Petit
  • Music: Michel Magne
  • Cast: Jean Marais (Jean-Luc Hervé de la Tommeraye), Liselotte Pulver (Baby), Philippe Clay (Renaud Lefranc), Nancy Holloway (Nancy), Maria Grazia Buccella (Angelina), Jacques Morel (Rouffignac), Robert Dalban (Pepe), Gil Delamare, Michèle Delacroix, Joseph Diomandé, Guy Henry, Ibrahim Kouyaté, Bob Morel, Alain Schneider
  • Country: France / Italy
  • Language: French
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 84 min
  • Aka: Ivory Coast Adventure

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