Oriental Port

Oriental Port (French: Porte d'orient) is a 1950 French crime film directed by Jacques Daroy and starring Yves Vincent, Tilda Thamar and Nathalie Nattier. It is about a group of smugglers operating out of Marseille. It is based on a novel by René Roques.[1] The film was the first French production to be shot using the Belgian Gevacolor process.[2]

Oriental Port
Film poster
Directed byJacques Daroy
Produced byPaul Ricard
Written byRené Roques (novel)
Jacques Rey
StarringYves Vincent
Tilda Thamar
Nathalie Nattier
Music byMarceau Van Hoorebecke
Jean Yatove
CinematographyJean Lehérissey
Edited byJeanne Rongier
Protis Films
Distributed byPathé Consortium Cinéma
Release date
6 December 1950
Running time
100 minutes



  1. Goble p.944
  2. Hayward p.44


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Hayward, Susan. French Costume Drama of the 1950s: Fashioning Politics in Film. Intellect Books, 2010.
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