The Alibi

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The Alibi (French: L'Alibi) is a 1937 French mystery film directed by Pierre Chenal and starring Erich von Stroheim, Albert Préjean and Jany Holt. The film was shot at the Billancourt Studios and Epinay Studios in Paris. Location shooting took place... read more

The Alibi (French: L'Alibi) is a 1937 French mystery film directed by Pierre Chenal and starring Erich von Stroheim, Albert Préjean and Jany Holt. The film was shot at the Billancourt Studios and Epinay Studios in Paris. Location shooting took place at Trilport on the River Seine. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Eugène Lourié and Serge Piménoff The film was well-received by critics on its release. It was released in the United States in April 1939 by Columbia Pictures.

Original Release

12/22/1937

US Release

04/09/1939

Cast

Erich von Stroheim Le professeur Winckler / Winckler
Louis Jouvet Le commissaire Calas / commissaire Calas
Jany Holt Hélène Ardouin / Helene
Albert Prejean André Laurent / Laurent
Véra Flory Une entraîneuse
Foun-Sen L'assistante de Winckler
Génia Vaury Une entraîneuse
Made Siamé La secrétaire de Calas
Roger Blin Kretz, l'homme de main de Winckler
Philippe Richard John Gordon
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Pierre Chenal

Writers

Marcel Achard, Pierre Chenal

Cast

Erich von Stroheim Le professeur Winckler / Winckler
Louis Jouvet Le commissaire Calas / commissaire Calas
Jany Holt Hélène Ardouin / Helene
Albert Prejean André Laurent / Laurent
Véra Flory Une entraîneuse
Foun-Sen L'assistante de Winckler
Génia Vaury Une entraîneuse
Made Siamé La secrétaire de Calas
Roger Blin Kretz, l'homme de main de Winckler
Philippe Richard John Gordon
Jean Témerson Jojo, l'ami de Dany
Maurice Baquet Gérard
Pierre Labry Le premier inspecteur
Max Dalban Le second inspecteur
Florence Marly La maitresse de Gordon
Margo Lion Dany
Thelma Minor La chanteuse de l'orchestre
Bobby Martin Le chef d'orchestre de jazz
Jacques Beauvais Le maître d'hôtel
Albert Brouett L'huissier

Producers

Editors

Gustaf Heidenheim

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