Behind the Facade (1939)

03/14/1939 (FR) CrimeDrama 1h 25m
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The owner of an apartment building is found murdered. Two rival policemen, Boucheron and Lambert, investigate the matter and get into the private lives of the tenants: an unfaithful judge, a crippled blind man and his daughter, an eccentric knife thrower, a shoplifter (and proud of it!), a bourgeois lady who has a bone to pick with a gigolo, a mistress who cheats on her lover, not forgetting the caretaker and a soldier in love.

  1. Yves Mirande


  2. Georges Lacombe


Top Billed Cast

  1. Erich von Stroheim

    Erich von Stroheim


  2. Michel Simon

    Michel Simon


  3. Jules Berry

    Jules Berry

    Alfrédo d'Avila

  4. Gaby Morlay

    Gaby Morlay


  5. Elvira Popescu

    Elvira Popescu

    Madame Rameau

  6. Lucien Baroux

    Lucien Baroux

    le commissaire Boucheron

  7. Jacques Baumer

    Jacques Baumer

    l'inspecteur Lambert

  8. André Lefaur

    André Lefaur


  9. Betty Stockfeld

    Betty Stockfeld


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Original Title Derrière la façade

Status Released

Original Language French

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