The Cheat (1937 film)

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The Cheat
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French Forfaiture
Directed by Marcel L'Herbier
Written by
Produced by
Cinematography Eugen Schüfftan
Edited by
Music by Michel Michelet
Société du Cinéma du Panthéon
Distributed byGray-Film
Release date
24 November 1937
Running time
94 minutes
Language French

The Cheat (French: Forfaiture) is a 1937 French drama film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Victor Francen, Sessue Hayakawa and Louis Jouvet. [1] It is a remake of the American silent film The Cheat by Cecil B. DeMille.


The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Gys. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris.

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  1. Kennedy-Karpat p.156