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L'affaire du courrier de Lyon (1937)

Historical drama based on a true case of miscarriage of justice, the "Joseph Lesurques case" of 1796.

Writers:

Jean Aurenche (screenplay), Alfred Delacour (play) (as Alfred-Charlemagne Delacour) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Blanchar ... Pierre-Joseph Lesurques
Dita Parlo ... Mina Lesurques
Jacques Copeau Jacques Copeau ... Le procureur-juge Daubenton
Charles Dullin Charles Dullin ... Le témoin aveugle
Sylvia Bataille ... Madeleine Brebant
Hélène Robert ... Eugénie Dargence
Monique Joyce Monique Joyce ... Claudine Faugier-Odot
Pierre Alcover ... Valentin Durochat (as Alcover)
Jean Tissier ... Courriol
Jean-Pierre Kérien Jean-Pierre Kérien ... Jean Bruer (as Kerien)
André Noël André Noël ... Franck Excofon (as Noël)
Jean Périer Jean Périer ... Le bijoutier Eugène Legrand (as Jean Perrier)
Louis Florencie Louis Florencie ... Jean Delafolie (as Florencie)
Marcel Duhamel Marcel Duhamel ... Guénot (as Duhamel)
Palmyre Levasseur Palmyre Levasseur ... La femme Grossetête
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Storyline

Historical drama based on a true case of miscarriage of justice, the "Joseph Lesurques case" of 1796.

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Taglines:

The Dreyfus Affair of the 18th Century!

Genres:

Drama | History

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 June 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Courier of Lyons See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Coup de Torchon (1981) See more »

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