The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1949 film)

The Perfume of the Lady in Black (French: Le Parfum de la dame en noir) is a 1949 French mystery film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Hélène Perdrière, Serge Reggiani and Marcel Herrand.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1908 novel The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux featuring the detective Joseph Rouletabille. It is a sequel to The Mystery of the Yellow Room, released the same year.

The Perfume of the Lady in Black
Directed byLouis Daquin
Produced byPaul-Edmond Decharme
Written byGaston Leroux (novel)
Jean Ferry
Vladimir Pozner
StarringHélène Perdrière
Serge Reggiani
Marcel Herrand
Music byJean Wiener
CinematographyAndré Bac
Edited byClaude Nicole
Distributed byLes Films Corona
Release date
5 October 1949
Running time
100 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Douy. The score was composed by Jean Wiener.

Main cast


  1. Parish p.468


  • Parish, Robert. Film Actors Guide. Scarecrow Press, 1977.
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