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The Alibi

The Alibi

A Feature film by Pierre Chenal

Produced by B.N. Film

Release in France : 22/12/1937

    Synopsis

    Paris, 1937. Winckler kills his enemy Gordon, a Chicago mobster, from the stage of a Parisian music hall, where he performs telepathy. He pays another artist, Helene, so that she tells the police they've spent the night together, which doesn't fool Callas, the police officer who investigates the murder. He hires one of his fellow officers in order to seduce Helene.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (24)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    B.N. Film

    French distribution :

    Éclair-Journal

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant Director :

    Pierre Blondy

    Dialogue Writer :

    Marcel Achard

    Screenwriter :

    Marcel Achard

    Sound Recordist :

    Igor B. Kalinowski

    Production Designers :

    Eugène Lourie, Serge Pimenoff

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Corbeau

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Jacques Companeez, Herbert Juttke

    Producer :

    Fritz Bukofzer

    Director of Photography :

    Ted Pahle

    Camera Operator :

    Jacques Mercanton

    Music Composers :

    Georges Auric, Jacques Belasco

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1937

    French release :

    22/12/1937

    Runtime :

    1 h 24 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1288

    Visa issue date :

    03/10/1956

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (3)

    Director

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