Adrienne Lecouvreur (film)

Adrienne Lecouvreur is a 1938 French-German biographical film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Yvonne Printemps, Pierre Fresnay and Junie Astor. The film was a co-production between the two countries, and was made at UFA's Berlin Studios. It was based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé about the life of the eighteenth century actress Adrienne Lecouvreur.[1]

Adrienne Lecouvreur
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Directed byMarcel L'Herbier
Produced by
Written by
Based onAdrienne Lecouvreur
by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé
Starring
Music byMaurice Thiriet
CinematographyFritz Arno Wagner
Edited byBoris de Fast
Production
company
Distributed byL'Alliance Cinématographique Européenne
Release date
  • 27 September 1938 (1938-09-27)
Running time
106 minutes
Country
LanguageFrench

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Ernst H. Albrecht and Anton Weber.

PlotEdit

A famous actress and a Polish prince have an ill-fated love affair.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Adriana Lecouvreur". unifrance.org. Retrieved 17 February 2014.

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