The Swallow and the Titmouse (1924)

06/05/1924 (FR) Drama 1h 18m
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Herr Pierre Van Groot owns two barges. Van Groot, his wife, and his sister-in-law navigate along the north channels between Belgium and France. Herr Pierre transports construction material in his barges but he earns extra francs trafficking in diamonds, which he hides in the boat’s rudder. Pierre engages a new first mate, Michel, who gets wise to the diamond smuggling. The film was shot in 1920, but only shown once in its 80 minute entirety at a private screening in 1924.

  1. André Antoine

    Director

  2. Gustave Grillet

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Maguy Deliac

    Marthe, The Young Sister of Griet

  2. Pierre Alcover

    Pierre Alcover

    Michel, The New Pilot

  3. Louis Ravet

    Pierre Van Groot, The Barge Owner

  4. Jane Maylianes

    Griet Van Groot, Pierre's Wife

  5. Georges Denola

    Le diamantaire

Full Cast & Crew

The Swallow and the Titmouse

Original Title L'Hirondelle et la Mésange

Status Released

Original Language French

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