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The Road to Shame

The Road to Shame

A Feature film by Édouard Molinaro

Produced by Les Productions Jacques Roitfeld

Release in France : 01/05/1959

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Actors (19)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Les Productions Jacques Roitfeld

French distribution :


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Pathé Distribution

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Pierre Rossi and Béatrice live in the same block of flats in Marseille and love each other. One night, Béatrice leaves her apartment. Pierre knows that his fiancée goes to a rendezvous, but she would not tell him more than just that. Worried, Pierre follows her but he is attacked and stolen his identity papers by two men, Tom and Nasol, on the payroll of Quaglio, one of the city's bosses. Later on, Quaglio kills Nasol and deposits the body in a garage, leaving Pierre's papers nearby. As for Pierre, he manages to follow Tom to a villa where several young women have been invited. Pierre, horrified, realizes that this place is the headquarters for the white slave trade.

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Full credits (18)

Assistant Director :

Pierre Cosson

Author of original work :

Gilles Morris Dumoulin

Screenwriters :

Gilles Morris Dumoulin, Albert Simonin

Sound Recordist :

Jean Rieul

Assistant Operators :

Yann Le Masson, Roger Tellier

Production Manager :

Jean Mottet

Assistant editor :

Nina Companeez

Music Composer :

Art Blakey

Still Photographer :

Roger Corbeau

Dialogue Writer :

Albert Simonin

Producers :

Édouard Molinaro, Jean Mottet, Jacques Roitfeld

Director of Photography :

Robert Juillard

Sound assistants :

Jean Gaudelet, Marcel Corvaisier

Camera Operator :

Daniel Diot

Editor :

Laurence Mery-Clark

Continuity supervisor :

Claude Levillain

Production Designer :

Georges Levy

Location Manager :

Jacques Serres

Technical details

Feature film

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Nationality :

100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 25 min

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Color type :

Black & White

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