The Polish Jew (film)

The Polish Jew (French: Le Juif polonais) is a 1931 French historical drama film directed by Jean Kemm and starring Harry Baur, Mady Berry and Simone Mareuil.[1] It is based on the 1867 play of the same name by Alexandre Chatrian and Emile Erckmann.

The Polish Jew
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Directed byJean Kemm
Written byPierre Maudru
Based onThe Polish Jew by Alexandre Chatrian and Emile Erckmann
StarringHarry Baur
Mady Berry
Simone Mareuil
CinematographyPaul Cotteret
Robert Lefebvre
Edited byHenriette Wurtzer
Music byPierre Maudru
André Sablon
Établissements Jacques Haïk
Distributed byÉtablissements Jacques Haïk
Release date
18 September 1931
Running time
85 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jean d'Eaubonne.


In Alsace in the 1830s, an innkeeper and burgomaster is haunted by the memories of a Polish Jew he robbed and murdered fifteen years before.



  1. ^ Limbacher p.17


  • Limbacher, James L. . Haven't I seen you somewhere before?: Remakes, sequels, and series in motion pictures and television, 1896-1978. Pierian Press, 1979.

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