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Girl in the Bikini, The (1952)

When 25-year old Parisian student, Gérard Morere (Jean-François Calvé), hears a lecture about a treasure lost in the Mediterranean after the Peloponnesian War, he thinks he knows where it is, thanks to a discovery he made five years before when diving near the island of Lavezzi.

He gets friends and an innkeeper to invest in his trip to Tangiers where he convinces a cigarette smuggler, Eric (Howard Vernon), to take him to the island.

There he finds Manina (Brigitte Bardot in her first starring film role), the lighthouse keeper’s beautiful 18-year-old daughter.

Originally released as Manina, La Fille Sans Voile.

Manina
Brigitte Bardot
Gérard Morère
Jean-François Calvé
Éric
Howard Vernon
La Franchucha
Espanita Cortez
Irène Hilda (singing voice)
Francis – le barman
Raymond Cordy
Mathilda
Nadine Tallier
M. Moulon/Purzel
Robert Arnoux

Director
Willy Rozier