Cristobal's Gold

Cristobal's Gold (French: L'or du Cristobal) is a 1940 French drama film directed by Jean Stelli and Jacques Becker and starring Charles Vanel, Conchita Montenegro and Albert Préjean. Jean Renoir helped the original director, Jacques Becker, prepare the film and worked on the script, before Becker quit after three weeks and was replaced by Jean Stelli.[1] The film is based on a novel by Albert t'Serstevens.

Cristobal's Gold
Directed byJean Stelli
Jacques Becker
Written byAlbert 't Serstevens (novel)
Carl Koch
Jean Renoir
StarringCharles Vanel
Conchita Montenegro
Albert Préjean
Music byJean Wiener
CinematographyJean Bourgoin
Willy Faktorovitch
Nicolas Hayer
Edited byMarguerite Renoir
Les Films Béril
Distributed bySociété Nouvelle des Films Dispa
Release date
22 April 1940
Running time
80 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Eugène Lourié.



  1. Durgnat p.213


  • Durgnat, Raymond. Jean Renoir. University of California Press, 1974.
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