Cartouche, the celebrated French robber by Richard Brinsley Peake

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Published by Hugh Cunningham in London .

Written in English

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NUC pre-1956 NP0168281

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Statementby R.B. Peake
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Pagination3 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL24556373M

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By Geri Walton | Novem | 0. Louis Dominique Garthausen, better known as Cartouche, was born in in Paris (although there are also assertions that he was born two years later in Marais). His father was a hardworking cooper and sent him to school at the Jesuit college of Clermont where at a young age Cartouche, described as.

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Peake wrote the Cartouche text Cartouche the picture-book French Characteristic Costumes (); a comedic book of Cockney sports entitled Snobson's 'Seasons' (); Cartouche, the Celebrated French Robber () in three-volumes; and a two-volume biography of a theatrical family, Memoirs of the Colman Family ().

Peake wrote the accompanying text for the picture-book French Characteristic Costumes (); a comedic book of Cockney sports entitled Snobson’s ‘Seasons’ (); Cartouche, the Celebrated French Cartouche () in three-volumes; and a two-volume biography of a theatrical family, Cartouche of the Colman Family ().

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Cartouche raided the Versailles-Paris trade route, forcefully distributing wealth from the rich to the poor like Robin Hood. Despite his rough upbringing and dark nature, he was known to be a gentleman among his peers.

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Directed by Philippe de Broca. With Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claudia Cardinale, Jess Hahn, Marcel Dalio. In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and even distributing the takings with the poor.

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Cartouche, the Celebrated French Robber () in three-volumes. And a two-volume biography of a theatrical family, Memoirs of the Colman Family (). His comedy The Title Deeds, produced in June at the Adelphi Theatre, was probably his last play. From until his death Peake was the Treasurer at the Lyceum Theatre in London.

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Peake also wrote the letterpress for ‘French Characteristic Costumes,’4to; Snobson's ‘Seasons,’ being annals of cockney sports, illustrated by Seymour,8vo; the useful ‘Memoirs of the Colman Family,’ including their correspondence with the most distinguished persons of their time, 2 vols.8vo; and ‘Cartouche.

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