|Directed by||Robert Siodmak|
|Written by|| Jacques Companéez |
|Produced by|| André Paulvé |
|Starring|| Maurice Chevalier |
Erich von Stroheim
|Cinematography|| Marcel Fradetal |
|Edited by||Yvonne Martin|
|Music by||Michel Michelet|
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