|Under the Leather Helmet|
|Directed by||Albert de Courville|
|Written by||Pierre Sabatier|
|Starring|| Pierre Richard-Willm |
|27 April 1932|
Under the Leather Helmet (French: Sous le casque de cuir) is a 1932 British-French drama film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Pierre Richard-Willm, Gina Manès and Gaston Modot.The film's sets were designed by the art director Pierre Schild.
Pierre Richard-Willm was a French stage and film actor during the 1930s and 1940s.
Gina Manès was a French film actress and a major star of French silent cinema. After an early appearance in a Louis Feuillade film, she had significant roles in films of Germaine Dulac and Jean Epstein, including Cœur fidèle.
Gaston Modot was a French actor. For more than 50 years he performed for the cinema working with a number of great French directors.
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