Cecile Is Dead

Cecile Is Dead (French: Cécile est morte!) is a 1944 French crime film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Albert Préjean, Santa Relli and Germaine Kerjean. It is based on the 1942 novel of the same title by Georges Simenon featuring his detective Jules Maigret.[1]

Cecile Is Dead
Directed byMaurice Tourneur
Written byGeorges Simenon (novel)
Jean-Paul Le Chanois
Michel Duran
StarringAlbert Préjean
Santa Relli
Germaine Kerjean
Music byRoger Dumas
CinematographyPierre Montazel
Edited byGérard Bensdorp
Distributed byL'Alliance Cinématographique Européenne
Release date
8 March 1944
Running time
90 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Guy de Gastyne. The film was made by the German-controlled Continental Films.

Main cast


  1. Waldman p.137


  • Waldman, Harry. Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films. McFarland, 2001.

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