Doctor Laennec

Doctor Laennec (French: Docteur Laennec) is a 1949 French historical drama film directed by Maurice Cloche and starring Pierre Blanchar, Saturnin Fabre and Mireille Perrey.[1] It portrays the work of René Laennec, the inventor of the stethoscope.

Doctor Laennec
Directed byMaurice Cloche
Produced byMaurice Cloche
Written byMaurice Cloche
Jean Bernard-Luc
Starring Pierre Blanchar
Saturnin Fabre
Mireille Perrey
Music by Jean-Jacques Grünenwald
Cinematography Claude Renoir
Edited byRenée Gary
Interfrance Film
Les Films Maurice Cloche
Distributed byA.I.C.
Release date
17 June 1949
Running time
95 minutes

The film's art direction was by Robert-Jules Garnier and René Renoux.



  1. Crisp p.281


  • Crisp, C.G. The classic French cinema, 1930-1960. Indiana University Press, 1993
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