Fantômas (1932)

62m (USA theatrical), 79m (USA video), 91m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, French

A French fantasy film directed by Paul Fejos.

Plot Summary

The Marquise de Langrune invites a group of friends to her castle in Beaulieu but is murdered by the mysterious Fantômas.


Directed by: Paul Fejos
Les Établissements Braunberger-Richebé
Production Director: Charles David
Script: Paul Fejos, Anne Mauclair
Novel: Marcel Allain, Pierre Souvestre
Director of Photography: J. Peverell Marley
Camera Operator: Roger Hubert
Assistant Camera: Henri Alekan
Technical Director: Simon Feldman
Editor: Denise Batcheff
Sound Engineer: William Bell, Marcel Courmes
Western Electric Noiseless System
Production Designer: Gabriel Scognamillo
Production Administrators: Roland Tual, Roger Woog
Assistants: Yves Allégret, Claude Heymann, Pierre Schwab
Studios: Studios Braunberger-Richebé, Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France

Thomy Bourdelle (Inspector Paul Juve)
Tania Fédor (Lady Beltham)
Jean Worms (Lord Beltham)
George Rigaud (Charles Rambert/Fandor)
Anielka Elter (Princess Sonia Danidoff)
Roger Karl (Judge Jean-Marie Bonnet)
Maurice Schutz (Abbot Sicot)
Gaston Modot (Firmin)
Marie-Laure (Marquise de Langrune)
Jean Galland (Fantômas/Etienne Rambert)
Philippe Richard (Michel)
Georges Mauloy (Professor Gabriel)
Paul Azaïs|Azais (Beltham's mechanic)
Pierre Hot
Fred Pasquali
Georges Paulais



  • Cahiers de la Cinémathèque no.12 (1974) pp.40-44, 96 – credits
  • Télérama no.1590 (2 July 1980) p.43 – review