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Perfume of the Lady in Black

A Feature film by Marcel L'Herbier

Produced by Société des Films Osso

Release in France : 06/11/1931

    Synopsis

    The story takes place on the Riviera, where the title character may or may not be involved in various shades of skullduggery, including murder. The film's highlight involves a coffin containing the body of a man who committed suicide -- or, did he?

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Société des Films Osso

    French distribution :

    Société des Films Osso

    Subject

    In emulation of the 1928 American film The Terror, the opening credits are not printed on screen, but instead spoken by a mysterious "ghost" voice.

    Full credits (10)

    Assistant Director :

    André Cerf

    Producer :

    Adolphe Osso

    Sound recordists :

    Roger Handjian, Garghelo

    Production Manager :

    Maurice Orienter

    Production Designer :

    Pierre Schild

    Author of original work :

    Gaston Leroux

    Directors of Photography :

    Georges Perinal, Louis Page

    Assistant Operator :

    Philippe Agostini

    Editors :

    Suzanne Vial, Lothar Wolff

    Costume designer :

    Jacques Manuel

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Crime/thriller

    Themes :

    Mystery, Suicide

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1930

    French release :

    06/11/1931

    Runtime :

    1 h 49 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono