Drôle de drame (1937)|
An Anglican Bishop fulmigating against the evil of crime novels at "Westminster Debating Hall" is framed by banners: one promoting Faith and Strength also displays an illustration of clasped hands. [00:03:16]
The clasped hands image was a common depiction of Christian fortitude while also being adopted by such fraternities as the Orange Lodge, Odd Fellows and Freemasons as a sign of brotherhood or solidarity.
Drôle de drame ou L'étrange aventure de Docteur Molyneux (1937). Directed by Marcel Carné. written by J. Storer Clouston (novel) Jacques Prévert (adaptation). Françoise Rosay, Michel Simon, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Louis Jouvet, Nadine Vogel, Henri Guisol, Jenny Burnay, Agnès Capri, Annie Carriel, Jeanne Lory, Madeleine Suffel, Sinoël, René Génin, Max Morise, Marcel Duhamel. 94 min. France, French, Black and White, Mono.