The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1949 film)

The Mystery of the Yellow Room (French: Le mystère de la chambre jaune) is a 1949 French mystery film directed by Henri Aisner and starring Hélène Perdrière, Serge Reggiani and Pierre Renoir. It is an adaptation of the novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux. The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Douy. It was followed by a sequel The Perfume of the Lady in Black, released the same year.

The Mystery of the Yellow Room
Directed byHenri Aisner
Produced byPaul-Edmond Decharme
Written byGaston Leroux (novel)
Vladimir Pozner
StarringHélène Perdrière
Serge Reggiani
Pierre Renoir
Music byGuy Bernard
CinematographyAndré Bac
Edited byClaude Nicole
Distributed byLes Films Corona
Release date
15 June 1949
Running time
90 minutes

There were other film adaptations of the novel, in 1919, 1930, and 2003.[1][2]


A young reporter solves a mystery crime. The fictional reporter is Joseph Rouletabille. He works on a complex, and seemingly impossible, crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room.


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