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The Burning Court ()

La chambre ardente (original title)
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A group of people visit a weird old man who is a student of the black arts. The man lives in an ancient, cursed castle. Soon people in the group start being killed off.

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Nurse Myra Schneider
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Marc Desgrez
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Lucie Desgrez
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Marie D'Aubray Boissand
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Michel Boissand
Frédéric Duvallès ...
Mathias Desgrez (as Duvallès)
Héléna Manson ...
Augusta Henderson, housekeeper
René Génin ...
Frédéric Henderson - Groundsman
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L'inspecteur
Dany Jacquet ...
Frieda, maid
Gabriel Jabbour ...
Le bijoutier (as Gabriel Jabour)
Catherine Rich ...
(as Laurence Belval)
Antoine Balpêtré ...
Dr. Hermann (as Antoine Balpétré)
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Stéphane Desgrez

Directed by

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Julien Duvivier

Written by

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John Dickson Carr ... (novel "The Burning Court")
 
Julien Duvivier ... (scenario) and
Charles Spaak ... (scenario)
 
Charles Spaak ... (dialogue)

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Julien Duvivier ... producer
Yvon Guézel ... producer
Michel Romanoff ... assistant producer

Music by

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Georges Auric

Cinematography by

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Roger Fellous

Film Editing by

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Paul Cayatte

Editorial Department

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Nicole Colombier ... assistant editor

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Willy Schatz

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Peter Martin

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Candide
Louis Féraud

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Alexandre ... hair stylist
Nicole Bouban ... assistant makeup artist
Yvonne Fortuna ... makeup artist
Werner Schröder ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Ralph Baum ... production manager
Jean Graubner ... general manager
Rene Grober ... general manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Michel Romanoff ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Emil Birk ... property master
Michel Suné ... property master

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Guy Chichignoud ... sound engineer

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Rolf Lantin ... still photographer
René Schneider ... first assistant camera
Robert Schneider ... camera operator

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Tanine Autré ... wardrobe supervisor
H. Böhm ... wardrobe
Herbert Langhammer ... wardrobe
Suzanne Pinoteau ... wardrobe

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Jacques Météhen ... musical director (as Jacques Métehen)

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Pierre Gauchet ... production assistant
Annie Maurel ... script supervisor
Gisela Sixt ... production secretary

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Also Known As
  • I peccatori della foresta nera (Italy)
  • Das brennende Gericht (West Germany)
  • The Burning Court (United States)
  • La cámara ardiente (Spain)
  • De besatta (Sweden)
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  • 110 min
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