Counter Investigation (1947)

Contre-enquête (original title)
Alain Marchal, wrongly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from prison the day before his execution. Before committing suicide, he contacts Monsieur Charles, a retired gangster, and asks... See full summary »

Director:

Jean Faurez

Writers:

Jacques Companéez (screenplay), Christiane Imbert (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lucien Coëdel Lucien Coëdel ... Monsieur Charles
Louis Salou ... Ludovic Bresson dit Paragraphe
Jany Holt ... Ginette
Maurice Teynac Maurice Teynac ... Serge de Souquières
Abel Jacquin Abel Jacquin ... Alain Marchal
Paul Frankeur ... Teddy Coffre-Fort
Pierre-Louis Pierre-Louis ... Ouverture-Eclair
Lise Topart Lise Topart ... Michèle Marchal
Marguerite Pierry Marguerite Pierry ... Tante Brigitte
Gisèle Préville Gisèle Préville ... Odette Marchal
Marcel André Marcel André ... Le juge d'instruction Nicolas Fournier
Renée Dennsy Renée Dennsy ... La bonne
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Allin Alex Allin ... Le valet de chambre
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit
Eddy Debray Eddy Debray ... Le professeur
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Storyline

Alain Marchal, wrongly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from prison the day before his execution. Before committing suicide, he contacts Monsieur Charles, a retired gangster, and asks him to investigate, find the real culprit and clear his name. Monsieur Charles accepts his request and along with his wife Ginette and two former accomplices, Paragraphe and Teddy Coffre fort, embarks on his counter-investigation... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 March 1947 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Counter Investigation See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Finnish censorship visa # 030277. See more »

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