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Le Voleur de paratonnerres
The Lightning Rod Thief

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Niglo steals the platinum ends of lightning rods and sometimes even the rods themselves. The police are on his trail...

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Le Voleur de paratonnerres

    Directed by: Paul GRIMAULT

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1944

    Running time: 09 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Paul GRIMAULT

    Production: LES GÉMEAUX

    Distribution: STUDIOCANAL

    Script: Paul Grimault, Maurice Blondeau, d'après une idée de Jean Aurenche

    Animation: Henri Lacam, Gabriel Allignet, Léon Dupont, Jean Vimenet, Georges Juillet

    Music: Jean Wiener, Roger Désormière