Between eleven o’clock and midnight one evening, a notorious trafficker Jérôme Vidauban is shot whilst walking in a subway in Paris. The case is assigned to Inspector Carrel, who is Vidauban’s perfect double. Using his resemblance to the arch criminal, Carrel manages to infiltrate in Vidauban’s circle of acquaintances and contacts. He becomes embroiled in a bizarre web of intrigue and discovers no shortage of possible murder suspects, all of whom appear to be surprised to see him still alive.
Director: Henri Decoin.
Stars: Louis Jouvet, Madeleine Robinson, Léo Lapara, Monique Mélinand, Jean Meyer, Simone Sylvestre, Robert Arnoux, Janine Viénot, Robert Vattier, Jacques Morel, Yvette Etiévant, Marianne Hardy, Paul Barge, Jean-Claude Malouvier, Jacques Roux, Gisèle Casadesus.