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La Polka des menottes

La Polka des menottes

A Feature film by Raoul André

Produced by Dispatfilm, Prosagor, Films Sacha Gordine

Release in France : 04/09/1957


    Elisabeth is persuaded to have killed her noisy upstairs neighbor, scientist Charles Magne. To save her, Mr. Matheu, Elisabeth's father, accuses himself while Pierrot, Elisabeth's fiancé gets rid of the body in order to save father and daughter. For his part, a gangster also believes he has killed the scientist but he gets shot down by a taxidermist, who runs for life. The girl, her daddy and her boyfriend also run away. But Magne is not dead. A bum is mistaken for him and a police inspector makes everyone believe that he is the one who shot the gangster. At the end of this crazy chain of events all the protagonists are reunited at the station house and everybody dances to express their relief.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (21)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producers :

    Dispatfilm, Prosagor, Films Sacha Gordine

    French distribution :

    Les Films Corona

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producers :

    Sacha Gordine, Romain Frugier

    Screenwriter :

    Raymond Caillava

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Biard

    Editor :

    Gabriel Rongier

    Music Composers :

    Henri Contet, Gérard Calvi

    Dialogue Writer :

    Raymond Caillava

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Juillard

    Camera Operator :

    Claude Robin

    Production Designer :

    Pierre Duquesne

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Comedy, Crime/thriller

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    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Black & White

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