Madame Du Barry

Madame Du Barry

Martine Carol
Director: Christian-Jaque Cast: Martine Carol
Martine Carol
, André Luguet
André Luguet
, Gianna Maria Canale
Gianna Maria Canale


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This upteenth film version of the life of royal courtesan Madame Du Barry stars Martine Carol in the title role. Starting out as an ambitious shopgirl, our heroine catches the eye of the even more ambitious Count du Barry (Daniel Ivernei), who in turn brings the girl to the attention of King Louis XV (Andre Luguet). Enchanted by her beauty and forthrightness, Louis takes Mme. Du Barry as his mistress, indulging her every whim. Banished from the court of Versailles by Marie Antoinette, Du Barry ultimately falls victim to the French Revolution, but she has fun while she lasts. Director Christian-Jaque wittily frames his story in the form of a magic-lantern show.

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/01/2009
UPC: 0029502195410
Original Release: 1954
Rating: NR
Source: Mvd (Generic)
Sales rank: 62,287

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Martine Carol Mme. Du Barry
André Luguet Louis XV
Gianna Maria Canale Mme. Gramont
Daniel Ivernel Count Du Barry
Massimo Serato Choisoul
Gabrielle Dorziat Madame
Noël Roquevert Guillame
Jean Parédès Lebel

Technical Credits
Christian-Jaque Director,Screenwriter
Jacques Desagneaux Editor
Henri Jeanson Screenwriter
Christian Matras Cinematographer
Albert Valentin Screenwriter

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