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Alert in the South

Alert in the South

A Feature film by Jean-Devaivre

Produced by Les Films Neptune, Sirius

Release in France : 15/11/1953

    Synopsis

    Two young French officers rescue a dying parachutist in the Sahara desert. They return to Marrakech and are preparing to return to France, when one of them is mysteroiusly murdered. His friend Jean Pasquier decides on revenge, and to this end, inspite of his pleading of his fiance Michèle, he joins up with the Information Services, so as to find out for himselt the secret organisation is that did for his friend. He succeeds in making friends with a dancer whom he suspects to be in the pay of spying organisation, and lets himself be taken to a ruined village in the extreme South where a professor in the pay of a pwerful rival, is studying atomic secrets which enable planes in flight to be destroyed.

    Actors (19)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films Neptune, Sirius

    French distribution :

    Sirius

    Foreign production company :

    Fono Roma

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producers :

    Lucien Masson, Antoine de Rouvre, Jean-Devaivre

    Author of original work :

    André-Paul Antoine

    Foreign Producer :

    Salvatore Persichetti

    Director of Photography :

    Lucien Joulin

    Production manager :

    Simone Devaivre

    Production Designer :

    Robert Hubert

    Still Photographer :

    André Garimond

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jean-Paul Le Chanois, Jean-Devaivre

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Devaivre, Jean-Paul Le Chanois

    Voice :

    Claire Guibert

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Editor :

    Raymond Lamy

    Music Composer :

    Joseph Kosma

    Location Manager :

    Irénée Leriche

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1953

    French release :

    15/11/1953

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    8556

    Visa issue date :

    09/11/1953

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono