The White Truck

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The White Truck
The White Truck.jpg
Theatrical film poster
French Le camion blanc
Directed by Léo Joannon
Written by
Produced byLéo Joannon
Starring
Cinematography Nikolai Toporkoff
Edited byJacques Grassi
Music by
Production
company
MAIC
Distributed byRegina Distribution
Release date
  • 24 March 1943 (1943-03-24)
Running time
112 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The White Truck (French: Le camion blanc) is a 1943 French comedy drama film directed by Léo Joannon and starring Jules Berry, Blanchette Brunoy and François Périer. [1]

Contents

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jean Douarinou.

Plot

A young garage mechanic is hired for an unusual assignment, to drive a white truck around France carrying the corpse of a famed gypsy leader.

Cast

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References

  1. Parish, James Robert; Canham, Kingsley (1976). Film Directors Guide: Western Europe . Scarecrow Press. p. 56. ISBN   0810809087.