Doctor Laennec

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Doctor Laennec
Doctor Laennec.jpg
Directed by Maurice Cloche
Written byMaurice Cloche
Jean Bernard-Luc
Produced byMaurice Cloche
Cinematography Claude Renoir
Edited by Renée Gary
Music by Jean-Jacques Grünenwald
Interfrance Film
Les Films Maurice Cloche
Distributed byA.I.C.
Release date
17 June 1949
Running time
95 minutes
Language French

Doctor Laennec (French: Docteur Laennec) is a 1949 French historical drama film directed by Maurice Cloche and starring Pierre Blanchar, Saturnin Fabre and Mireille Perrey. [1] It portrays the work of René Laennec, the inventor of the stethoscope.


The film's art direction was by Robert-Jules Garnier and René Renoux.


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  1. Crisp p.281