The Decoy (1935 film)

The Decoy or A Mirror for Skylarks (French: Le miroir aux alouettes) is a 1935 adventure film directed by Roger Le Bon and Hans Steinhoff and starring Edwige Feuillère, Pierre Brasseur and Jessie Vihrog.[1]

The Decoy
Directed byRoger Le Bon
Hans Steinhoff
Produced byRaoul Ploquin
Karl Ritter
Written byPhilipp Lothar Mayring
Georges Neveux
Ludwig von Wohl
StarringEdwige Feuillère
Pierre Brasseur
Jessie Vihrog
Music byFriedrich Wilhelm Rust
Walter Schütze
CinematographyKonstantin Irmen-Tschet
Edited byWilly Zeyn
Distributed byL'Alliance Cinématographique Européenne
Release date
5 April 1935
Running time
79 minutes

It was the French-language remake of the 1934 film Decoy. The film was produced by the German company UFA in partnership with its French subsidiary ACE. The French title is a reference to a classic device used as a decoy.



  1. Rentschler p.289


  • Rentschler, Eric. The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife. Harvard University Press, 1996.
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