A Cage of Nightingales

by Jean Dréville 1h29min France 1944
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A Cage of Nightingales
by Jean Dréville

Clément Mathieu wants both success and his sweetheart's love. So he publishes his autobiography: the story of a warden in a detention school for young delinquent offenders. His generosity and patience pay off with the youngsters. Clément Mathieu can reap his rewards: a successful book and happy marriage.

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  • Noël-Noël : Clément Mathieu
  • Micheline Francey : Martine
  • Marcelle Praince : La Présidente
  • And with: René Blancard, Georges Biscot, Marguerite Ducouret


  • Director Jean Dréville
  • Scenario Noël-Noël, René Wheeler
  • Dialogs Noël-Noël
  • Original work author René Wheeler, Georges Chaperot
  • Photo director Marcel Weiss
  • Set Design Raymond Druart
  • Sound Jean Putel
  • Editing Jacques Grassi
  • Original music René Cloërec
  • Production Compagny S.N.E.G. - Société Nouvelle des Établissements Gaumont
  • Distributor Gaumont

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1944
  • Release date for France03/12/1945
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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