Also known as Paris qui dort in France : [The Invisible Ray], [The Crazy Ray]
B&W : 1527 metres
Directed by René Clair
Cast: Henri Rollan [Albert], Madeleine Rodrigue [Hesta, the independent woman], Albert Préjean [the pilot], Charles Martinelli [Professor Bardin], Myla Seller [Jacqueline, the professor’s niece], Stacquet (Antoine Stacquet) [the rich industrialist], Louis Pré fils [the detective], Marcel Vallée [the thief]
Films Diamant production. / Produced by Henri Diamant-Berger. Art direction by André Foy. Assistant director, Claude Autant-Lara. Cinematography by Maurice Desfassiaux and [?] Alfred Guichard and/or Paul Guichard? Edited by René Clair. / Released 6 February 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Clair’s first film as director.
Survival status: Print exists in the Cinémathèque française film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: France: Paris
Listing updated: 21 June 2008.
References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 75, 242; Bohn-Light pp. 162, 193; Lahue-Collecting pp. 31-32; Limbacher-Feature pp. 52, 185; Shipman-Cinema p. 85 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.