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slideshow 3 the story of Catherine began...



During the process of sorting the amazing photos, for which Claudine Ancelot (our unforgettable Catherine) had kindly offered her "treasure box" to us, Frédérique and Mistral decided to do not just one slide show to enjoy each photo, but presenting them instead in three parts!

The first part focused on the shooting scenes, the second part on the magnificent portraits of Claudine Ancelot and the third, which can now be see seen on this page, on the wonderful and
often a bit forgotten "behind the scenes people"
The script girls, make-up artists, hairdressers, stuntmen, animal trainer, to mention a few. The unforgettable Henry Spade, producer of Catherine, of whom we have heard so many awesome anecdotes! And our
ingenious Marion Sarraut, director of not just Catherine, Il suffit d'un amour, but also "Marianne, une étoile pour Napoleon" with beautiful Corinne Touzet, "Le Gerfaut" with Laurent le Doyen, (who still today makes the girls heart beat faster) and "La Florentine" with beautiful Anne Jacquemin.

We would like to dedicate the third page to all of these people. To say thank you in the name of the millions of faithful spectators, who had watched "Catherine" in 1986 and who have bought in the last couple of years, the DVD's published by FRANCE LOISIRS. We had informed Claudine Ancelot of our plan and she very kindly agreed to support our idea. Yet many years have gone by and naturally Claudine could not remember all of their names.

Frédérique and I have decided to upload all remaining photos, even though we do not have all names of the staff.
Dear former "Catherine" employees, if you recognize yourself on one of the photos, we shall be delighted with your help, to finish a beautiful task, which started on 6 January 2011, the day Linda and Frédérique met our Claudine Ancelot, who left in our care her personal photos, which she had guarded all those many years.



by Linda and Frédérique
Les filles des grands chemins
as called by Juliette and Claudine

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