Production Manager: Robert T. Kane.
Script and dialogues: Marcel Pagnol, after his own play.
Direction: Alexander Korda.
First supervisor: Marcel Pagnol.
Visuals: Ted Pahle.
Set: Alfred Junge, assisted by Zoltan Korda.
Location: Marseille (Vieux Port).
Music: Francis Gromon.
Editing: Roger Spiri Mercanton.
First public screening: Paris (Paramount theatre), October 1931.
Running time: 2 h.
PerformersRaimu - César Olivier, patron du bar de la Marine
Marseille – Bar de la Marine – Marius is a young man elated by the sea. He loves his father César, a surly and good-natured man; he also loves little Fanny who sells shells in front of César's bar. Since childhood, he has been kindled by a desire to travel the world. He struggles against his frenzy. He does not want to leave his father who might die of sorrow, nor little Fanny who is madly in love with him. Yet, the sea is there...