|Directed by||Maurice de Canonge|
|Produced by|| Pierre Gérin |
|Written by|| Henri Alibert (operetta) |
René Sarvil (operetta)
Maurice de Canonge
|Starring|| Marcel Merkès |
|Edited by||Victor Grizelin|
|5 July 1957|
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