Ring Round the Moon

These are French names, terms, and phrases from Ring Round the Moon, Christopher Fry’s 1950 adaptation of Jean Anouilh’s Invitation to the Castle, from 1947. The phrases are read by Séan Judge. Though Judge is American, his family is originally from Alsace-Lorraine and he speaks French fluently. He has a BA in French from the University of Iowa.


Romainville
Roeseda Soeurs
Grave-Toureau’s
Dandinet-Dandaine
Rochemarsouins
Cazaubon
Marsusses
Villevilles
Fripont-Minet
Labou-lasses
Dupont-Pitard
Marius Laubonne
Pinteau’s
Mauberge
Guy-Charles
Bombelles
General de Saint-Mouton

“mon amie”
“bijouterie”
“ma chérie. Mille tonnerres!”