Death on the Run (1954 film)

Death on the Run (French: Les deux font la paire) is a 1954 French comedy film directed by André Berthomieu and starring Jean Richard, Jean-Marc Thibault and Edith Georges.[1] It is a remake of the 1936 film of the same title which Berthomieu had also directed.

Death on the Run
Directed byAndré Berthomieu
Produced byAndré Berthomieu
Gilbert Cohen-Seat
Written byPaul Gury
StarringJean Richard
Jean-Marc Thibault
Edith Georges
Music byHenri Betti
CinematographyJean Benezech
Henri Martin
Georges Million
René Ribault
Edited byDenise Natot
Gilbert Natot
Bertho Films
Orsay Films
Distributed byColumbia Films
Release date
10 December 1954
Running time
86 minutes

It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Raymond Nègre.


Two struggling actors attempt to make the headlines by pretending one of them has been murdered. However, events soon get out of hand.



  1. Parish p.96


  • Parish, James Robert. Film Actors Guide: Western Europe. Scarecrow Press, 1977.
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