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The Big Scare

Actors (33)

Production and distribution (3)

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Synopsis

Triquet (Bourvil) is a policeman who is forced to retire early when he nabs too many crooks while he is not on the clock in this satirical crime comedy. He captures a criminal who is headed for the guillotine, but the condemned man escapes when the instrument of death malfunctions. Triquet is called on to find the crook and convince him that, according to the law of the land, since the execution attempt failed, he is free from his death sentence.

Full credits (15)

Assistant directors :

Luc Andrieux, Georges Sénéchal

Producers :

Jérôme Goulven, René Pignières, Gérard Beytout, Bourvil

Director of Photography :

Eugen Schufftan

Camera Operator :

Jean-Marie Maillols

Editor :

Marguerite Houllé-Renoir

Production Designer :

Jacques D'Ovidio

Singer :

René-Louis Lafforgue

Location Manager :

Jean-Philippe Mérand

Author of original work :

Jean Ray

Screenwriter :

Jean-Pierre Mocky

Sound Recordist :

Antoine Petitjean

Production Manager :

Paul Laffargue

Continuity supervisor :

Alice Ziller

Music Composer :

Gérard Calvi

Still Photographer :

Roger Forster

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Psychological comedy, Crime/thriller

Production language :

French

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French

Production year :

1964

French release :

28/10/1964

Runtime :

1 h 27 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

28925

Visa issue date :

01/09/1964

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono