GenreShort, Drama, History ProducerHerbert Moulton Duration LanguageEnglish
CastJohn Nesbitt Release dateNovember 3, 1945 (1945-11-03) WriterJohn Nesbitt (story), Rosemary Foster (screenplay) AwardsAcademy Award for Best Short Subject, One-reel Similar moviesStar in the Night (1945), Three Is a Family (1944), Hitler Lives (1945), A Medal for Benny (1945), Wonder Man (1945)
Stairway to light philippe pinel en hospital de la bicetre
Stairway to Light is a 1945 American short drama film directed by Sammy Lee, and was one of John Nesbitt's Passing Parade series. Set in Paris during the French Revolution, it tells the story of Philippe Pinel and his efforts in pointing out that the mentally ill should not be treated as animals. It won an Academy Award in 1946 for Best Short Subject (One-Reel).