Brelan D'As (1952)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film  |   Run Time - 118 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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The English-language title of this French "omnibus" film is Full House. Three stories by three famed detective-fiction writers are dramatized herein. In "The Alibi of Mr. Wens," S. A. Steeman's Belgian sleuth Mr. Wens (Raymond Rouleau) finds himself accused of murder. In "I Am an Easy Guy," Peter Cheyney's hard-bitten secret agent Lemmy Caution (John Van Dreelen) brawls his way through a case of international intrigue. And "Choir Boy's Testimony," Georges Simenon's methodical Inspector Maigret (Michel Simon) tries to extract an eyewitness account of a murder from a terrified youth.

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detective, espionage, false-accusation, inspection, murder, witness