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Everyone assumes that young Marius (Pierre Fresney) and Fanny (Orane Demazis) will marry, but Marius can’t overcome his urge to hop a merchant ship and sail the open sea. His father César (Raimu), who owns a saloon on the Marseille waterfront, is oblivious to his son’s dilemma, but Fanny fears the worst. Meanwhile Honoré Panisse (Fernand Charpin), an older, wealthy sail-maker, proceeds to court a reluctant Fanny. In French with English subtitles. Writer: Marcel Pagnol. Director: Alexander Korda. (France 1931) 127 min.