The Night Is My Kingdom

by Georges Lacombe 1h50min France 1951
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The Night Is My Kingdom
by Georges Lacombe

Raymond, a locomotive engineer, has an accident that burns his eyes. A doctor tells him he might recover his sight. Raymond becomes a boarder at a home for the blind where he meets Louise, the blind Braille teacher. She is engaged to the bursar who in a jealous rage tells Raymond that he is incurable. Devastated, Raymond tries to commit suicide but is saved. He goes back to the home where Louise rekindles his hope and reason for living.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Jean Gabin : Raymond Pinsard
  • Simone Valère : Louise
  • Suzanne Dehelly : Soeur Gabrielle
  • Robert Arnoux : Julien Latour
  • And with: Gérard Oury, Marthe Mercadier, Jacques Dynam, Cécile Didier


  • Director Georges Lacombe
  • Scenario Marcel Rivet
  • Dialogs Charles Spaak
  • Photo director Philippe Agostini
  • Set Design Rino Mondellini, René Moulaert
  • Sound Jean Rieul
  • Editing Henri Taverna
  • Original music Yves Baudrier
  • Production Compagny L.P.C. - Les Productions Cinématographiques
  • Distributor Gaumont

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1951
  • Release date for France09/12/1951
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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