|Directed by||Maurice Tourneur|
|Written by|| Jean-Jacques Bernard |
|Produced by||Louis d'Hee|
|Edited by||Roger Mercanton|
|Music by||Wal Berg|
|Distributed by|| Cando-Film (1949) (Austria)|
Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn (US)
|7 November 1938 (Paris)|
22 December 1939 (US)
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It was remade in 1959 with the same title, which starred Romy Schneider.
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