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The Cupboard Was Bare

The Cupboard Was Bare

A Feature film by Carlo Rim

Produced by CICC Films Borderie

Release in France : 29/10/1948


    The aunt of Alfred Puc, a meek tax-collector in Paris, dies while riding in a moving van. The driver, not wishing to be bothered by a police interrogation, hides her corpse in a cupboard before notifying Alfred. But the van is stolen. Alfred, being the heir of a rich lady, begins a frantic search to locate the missing van and the cupboard because one can't claim an inheritance if there is no 'corpus delecti.' In his search, he gets caught up in an underworld web and finds the body of a murdered gangster in his room. He finally locates the cupboard but promptly loses it again. But, wait, it isn't "finis' time, yet.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (47)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    CICC Films Borderie

    French distribution :

    Les Films Corona

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    Full credits (11)

    Assistant Director :

    Bernard Borderie

    Producer :

    Raymond Borderie

    Director of Photography :

    Nicolas Hayer

    Camera Operator :

    Noël Martin

    Editor :

    Henri Taverna

    Location Manager :

    Robert Bossis

    Dialogue Writer :

    Carlo Rim

    Screenwriter :

    Carlo Rim

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Bertrand

    Production Manager :

    Jean Darvey

    Music Composer :

    Georges Van Parys

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    Feature film

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Black & White

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