THE GREAT FLAMARION

A film by Anthony Mann

Cast : Erich Von Stroheim

1945 / dramatic comedy / Etats-Unis / original title : THE GREAT FLAMARION / 74’ / Black & White / status : completed / long feature-film / French catalog

The Great Flamarion is an expert marksman, performing his tricks to entertain people. He falls in love with Connie, his assistant, who convinces him to kill her drunken husband during the show, so they can escape together. This event drags him into a downward spiral of drinking and gambling.