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Prison Without Bars

Prison Without Bars

A Feature film by Léonide Moguy

Produced by Compagnie Internationale de Productions Cinématographiques (CIPRA)

Release in France : 18/02/1938

    Synopsis

    In a state correctional institute for teenage girls, Madame Appel, the superintendent, rules with an iron fist. The State appoints thirty-year-old Yvonne to evaluate the situation. The young woman is convinced that the girls should feel wanted rather than be constantly subdued and is accordingly determined to make Madame Appel change her methods of education. On a private level Yvonne is secretly engaged to Guy Maréchal, the doctor serving the institute. Unfortunately for her, the latter starts flirting with Nelly, a beautiful but rebellious inmate. Another prisoner, Renée, who has discovered the romance, blackmails Nelly...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producers :

    Arnold Pressburger, Ernest Rupp, Adolphe Osso

    Dialogue Writer :

    Henri Jeanson

    Directors of Photography :

    Claude Renoir, Christian Matras

    Assistant Operator :

    Ernest Bourreaud

    Production Designers :

    Georges Wakhevitch, Maurice Colasson

    Still Photographer :

    Emmanuel Lowenthal

    Assistant Director :

    Jacques Rémy

    Screenwriters :

    Hans Wilhelm, Egon Eis

    Sound Recordist :

    William-Robert Sivel

    Editor :

    Boris Lewin

    Music Composer :

    Roger Fernay

    Location Manager :

    Pierre-Léopold Sabas

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Justice, Freedom

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1938

    French release :

    18/02/1938

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1535

    Visa issue date :

    30/09/1942

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (5)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1938

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1938)

    Selection

    Official Competition