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The Living Corpse / Nights of Fire

The Living Corpse / Nights of Fire

A Feature film by Marcel L'Herbier

Produced by Ciné Alliance

Release in France : 16/04/1937

    Synopsis

    Andreiv, a public prosecutor, decides to sacrifice himself so that his wife can be freed to be with the man she really loves. Just as he is about ready to kill himself, someone saves him. However, the villagers assume that he has been killed by his wife.

     

    Actors (35)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Ciné Alliance

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Roissy Films

    Subject

    An adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "The Living Corpse"

    Full credits (14)

    Assistant Director :

    André Cerf

    Author of original work :

    Léon Tolstoï

    Screenwriters :

    Marcel L'Herbier, T.H. Robert

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Teisseire

    Production Manager :

    Simon Schiffrin

    Production Designers :

    Eugène Lourie, Guy de Gastyne

    Choreographer :

    Serge Lifar

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Sarment

    Producer :

    Gregor Rabinovitch

    Director of Photography :

    Armand Thirard

    Camera Operator :

    Louis Née

    Editor :

    Victor De Fast

    Music Composer :

    Jean Wiener

    Costume designer :

    Georges Annenkov

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Justice

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1937

    French release :

    16/04/1937

    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1826

    Visa issue date :

    21/09/1939

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono