War of the Buttons

by Yves Robert1h301961France

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The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces, belts and braces of their captured opponents. This gets their opponents in trouble with parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, wielding sticks & slingshots.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Director : Yves Robert
    • Distributor : Gaumont
    • Editing : Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte
    • Sound Recorder : Pierre Calvet
    • Producer : Danièle Delorme
    • Production Compagny : Les Productions de La Guéville
    • Scenario : Yves Robert
    • Original Work Author : Louis Pergaud
    • Photo Director : André Bac
    • Set Decoration : Pierre-Louis Thévenet
    • Original Music : José Berghmans
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1961
    • French release date : 19 avril 1962
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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