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The Assault (1936 film)

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The Assault
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Directed byPierre-Jean Ducis
Written byLéopold Marchand
Henri Vendresse
Based onThe Assault by Henri Bernstein
Produced byHenri Ullmann
StarringCharles Vanel
Alice Field
Madeleine Robinson
CinematographyFred Langenfeld
Edited byAndré Versein
Music byHenri Verdun
Distributed byLes Films Paramount
Release date
31 December 1936
Running time
73 minutes

The Assault (French: L'assaut) is a 1936 French drama film directed by Pierre-Jean Ducis and starring Charles Vanel, Alice Field and Madeleine Robinson.[1] It is based on the 1912 play of the same title by Henri Bernstein.

It was shot at the Joinville Studios of Paramount Pictures in Paris. Location shooting took place at the National Assembly and in Blois. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Jacques-Laurent Atthalin and Henri Ménessier.


The leader of a political party running for high office is challenged by a rival about a theft he has committed in the past.



  1. ^ Goble p.38


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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