Bronze statue, representing Fernandel and Bourvil

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  • Statues de Bronze Fernandel et Bourvil
  • Statues de Bronze Fernandel et Bourvil
Statues de Bronze Fernandel et Bourvil Statues de Bronze Fernandel et Bourvil

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Bronze statue, representing Fernandel and Bourvil in an emblematic scene of "la cuisine au beurre".
The sculptor Sébastien Langloÿs, has left three chairs available for tourists and locals to take their places (photo session required!).

With more than 6.3 million spectators, La cuisine au beurre is one of the biggest recipes in French cinema. But this film by Gilles Grangier, with Fernandel and Bourvil, mainly represents a section of the city's history, because it was shot "in" Martigues, in 1963.

In the background, the House in the hat of a policeman, this 17th century building, marked by its scalloped gable and its wrought iron balcony, acts as a restaurant in the film.
Where the emblematic scene that Sébastien Langloÿs reproduced takes place, the first chance meeting of Christiane's two spouses.

Ten years after the sculpture of the fisherman and the rower installed in Ferrières, the city of Martigues asked the Toulouse sculptor Sébastien Langloÿs to make this second work.
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    • Town of Art & History
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  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Close to pleasure port
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Pedestrian area
    • Pier within 500 m
    • Close to GR footpath
    • In the old centre
  • Price :
    • Free
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Sculpture
  • Period :
    • 21st C
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Bronze statue, representing Fernandel and Bourvil
Quai Aristide Briand
L'île
13500
Martigues
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Phone : 04 42 10 82 90
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Statues de Bronze Fernandel et Bourvil "la cuisine au beurre"
Quai Aristide Briand
L'île
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.404803
Longitude : 5.053187

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