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Crainquebille

Crainquebille

A Feature film by Ralph Habib

Produced by Les Productions Calamy

Release in France : 02/07/1954

    Synopsis

    Crainquebille (Yves Deniaud) is an elderly pushcart peddler much beloved by one and all. Well, almost all: the gendarme on the beat inexplicably despises Crainquebille, and the first chance he gets, he throws the old man in jail. By rights, the peddler should be back on the street in 24 hours, but thanks to a judicial bottleneck he spends two weeks behind bars. Upon his release, Crainquebille finds he is a "marked man," shunned by those who once pledged undying devotion. On the verge of ending it all, Crainquebille finds a ray of hope in the form of a hero-worshipping little boy, la Puce ("the flea")...

    Actors (39)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Productions Calamy

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Full credits (15)

    Assistant directors :

    Michel Boisrond, Edouard Luntz

    Dialogue Writer :

    André Tabet

    Producer :

    Jules Calamy

    Director of Photography :

    André Germain

    Camera Operator :

    Charles-Henri Montel

    Continuity supervisor :

    Charlotte Lefèvre-Pecqueux

    Music Composer :

    Louiguy

    Location managers :

    Georges Testard, Michel Mombailly

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    André Tabet, Jean Halain

    Author of original work :

    Anatole France

    Screenwriter :

    Jean Halain

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Calvet

    Production Manager :

    René-Gaston Vuattoux

    Production Designer :

    René Moulaert

    Still Photographer :

    Guy André

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1954

    French release :

    02/07/1954

    Runtime :

    1 h 27 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    14640

    Visa issue date :

    15/04/1954

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono