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Fantomas Strikes Back

Fantomas Strikes Back

A Feature film by André Hunebelle

Produced by Gaumont, Production Artistique et Cinématographique (PAC)

Release in France : 08/12/1965

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Actors (31)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producers :

Gaumont, Production Artistique et Cinématographique (PAC)

Foreign production company :

Da Ma Produzione

French distribution :

Gaumont

Associate producer :

Story Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Gaumont

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

In the second episode of the trilogy Fantômas kidnaps distinguished scientist professor Marchand with the aim to develop a super weapon that will enable him to menace the world. Fantômas is also planning to abduct a second scientist, professor Lefebvre. Journalist Fandor develops an ingenious scheme whereby he disguises himself as Lefebvre and attends a scientific conference in Rome, Italy to lure Fantômas into attempting to kidnap him. The plan seems to work until commissaire Juve steps into the fray and as usual messes things up. Fantômas escapes in style using his Citroën DS with retractable wings that converts into an airplane in what amounts to one of the most unexpected and spectacular scenes of the genre.

Full credits (20)

Assistant directors :

Jacques Besnard, Renzo Cerrato, Jean-Pierre Desagnat, Michel Lang, Patrick Saglio

Dialogue Writer :

Jean Halain

Producers :

Paul Cadéac, André Hunebelle, Alain Poiré

Voice :

Raymond Pellegrin, Georges Chamarat, Serge Nadaud

Sound Recordist :

René-Christian Forget

Camera Operator :

Jean Benezech

Editor :

Jean Feyte

Continuity supervisor :

Charlotte Lefèvre-Pecqueux

Music Composer :

Michel Magne

Costume designer :

Mireille Leydet

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Jean Halain, Pierre Foucaud

Authors of original work :

Pierre Souvestre, Marcel Allain

Screenwriters :

Jean Halain, Pierre Foucaud

Director of Photography :

Raymond Lemoigne

Assistant Operators :

Roger Delpuech, Henri Raichi, Bernard Noisette, Yves Agostini, Michel Lebon

Press Attaché (film) :

Paulette Andrieux

Assistant editors :

Henri Sonois, Jacques Douy

Production Designer :

Max Douy

Stunt performer :

Gil Delamare

Still Photographer :

Roger Corbeau

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Comedy, Crime/thriller

Themes :

Mystery

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

Production year :

1965

French release :

08/12/1965

Runtime :

1 h 34 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

30269

Visa issue date :

03/12/1965

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

CinemaScope

Audio format :

Mono