Southern Mail (film)

Southern Mail or Southern Carrier (French: Courrier sud) is a 1937 French action film directed by Pierre Billon and starring Pierre Richard-Willm, Jany Holt and Raymond Aimos.[1] It is adapted from the 1929 novel of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.[2][3]

Southern Mail
Directed byPierre Billon
Produced byAndré Aron
Edouard Corniglion-Molinier
Written byAntoine de Saint-Exupéry (novel)
Jan Lustig
Pierre Billon
Robert Bresson
StarringPierre Richard-Willm
Jany Holt
Raymond Aimos
Music by Jacques Ibert
Maurice Thiriet
CinematographyRobert Lefebvre
Edited byHenri Taverna
Distributed byPathé Consortium Cinéma
Release date
22 January 1937
Running time
91 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors André Barsacq and Léon Barsacq



  1. Goble p.722
  2. de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine (1929) Southern Mail. Translated by Curtis Cate (1972). Mariner Books, ISBN 978-0156839013
  3. Parry M. A Symbolic Interpretation of "Courrier Sud" The Modern Language Review, Vol. 69, No. 2 (Apr., 1974), pp. 297-307


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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