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Companions of the Night

Companions of the Night

A Feature film by Ralph Habib

Produced by Hoche Productions, Metzger et Woog

Release in France : 28/08/1953

    Synopsis

    Olga, an unmarried mother caugth up in the toils of penitentiary and then becoming a prostitute, falls into the clutches of a pimp named Jo, when she meets paul, a decent fellow, who is in love with her. She has hoped of leading a normal existence, but it nit thus that the "milieu" lets the victims escape. Jo statrs by taking away her child, then compromise her in a murder: he seems about to soften and let Olga go free, but he then exacts a terrible revenge. She escapes death, but one of her friends fallsinto the trap set by the gangsters and Paul is badly wounded. Mad with rage, Olga takes justice into her own hands and kills the man who hounded her. She is arrested just as Paul is saved and beginning to hope that their luck has changed. Will human justice be blind?

    Actors (35)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Hoche Productions, Metzger et Woog

    French distribution :

    Les Films Corona

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    Full credits (13)

    Assistant directors :

    Claude Pinoteau, Tony Aboyantz

    Producers :

    Robert Woog, Ray Ventura

    Director of Photography :

    Roger Hubert

    Camera Operator :

    Adolphe Charlet

    Continuity supervisor :

    Paule Converset

    Music Composer :

    Raymond Legrand

    Location Manager :

    Hugo Benedek

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Jacques Companeez

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Constant

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Editor :

    Madeleine Bagiau

    Production Designer :

    Lucien Aguettand

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Poutrel

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1953

    French release :

    28/08/1953

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    13674

    Visa issue date :

    08/07/1953

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono