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The Counterfeiters of Paris

The Counterfeiters of Paris

A Feature film by Gilles Grangier

Produced by Cité Films

Release in France : 26/08/1961

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Actors (27)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Cité Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Roissy Films

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"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from Paris to organize a new job. He says no. But when he finds out the the currency that should be counterfeited is the Holland Forint, he accepts immediately. He retired after having counterfeited 100 Forint notes just before the Queen Wilhelmina retired them from circulation. He flies to Paris. But the gang is not to be trusted, at least not all of them.

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Full credits (19)

Assistant directors :

Paul Feyder, Serge Piollet

Dialogue Writer :

Michel Audiard

Producer :

Jacques Bar

Director of Photography :

Louis Page

Sound assistants :

Marcel Corvaisier, Gabriel Salagnac

Camera Operator :

Marc Champion

Editor :

Jacqueline Thiedot

Continuity supervisor :

Martine Guillou

Music Composers :

Michel Legrand, Francis Lemarque

Location Manager :

Georges Testard

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Albert Simonin, Gilles Grangier

Author of original work :

Albert Simonin

Screenwriter :

Michel Audiard

Sound Recordist :

Jean Rieul

Assistant Operators :

René Chabal, Raymond Menvielle

Production Manager :

Jacques Juranville

Assistant editor :

Colette Charbonneau

Production Designer :

Jacques Colombier

Still Photographer :

Marcel Dolé

Technical details

Feature film

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Sub-genre :

Action , Film noir

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Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

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French release :


Runtime :

1 h 38 min

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Color type :

Black & White

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