|Voyage Without Hope|
Pierre Mac Orlan
Georg C. Klaren
|Produced by||Roger Richebé|
|Starring|| Simone Renant |
|Edited by||Jacques Desagneaux|
|Music by||Maurice-Paul Guillot |
Films Roger Richebé
|Distributed by||Films Roger Richebé|
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