The Adventures of Gerard

The Adventures of Gerard
Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski
Produced by Gene Gutowski
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle
H.A.L. Craig
Gene Gutowski
Jerzy Skolimowski
Based on The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Starring Peter McEnery
Claudia Cardinale
Eli Wallach
Jack Hawkins
Music by Riz Ortolani
Cinematography Witold Sobociński
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
January 1970
Running time
92 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Adventures of Gerard is a 1970 British-Italian-Swiss adventure comedy film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and starring Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach and Jack Hawkins. It was based on The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle.[1]


Vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier, serves during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.



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