La Reine Margot (1954 film)

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La Reine Margot is a 1954 French drama film directed by Jean Dréville
Jean Dréville
Jean Dréville was a French film director. He directed 45 films between 1928 and 1969.-Selected filmography:* Autour de L'Argent * A Cage of Nightingales * Return to Life...

, scripted by Abel Gance
Abel Gance
Abel Gance was a French film director and producer, writer and actor. He is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse , La Roue , and the monumental Napoléon .-Early life:...

 from the novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas, père
Alexandre Dumas, , born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world...

. It stars Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director.She made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française...

 and Louis de Funès
Louis de Funès
Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was a very popular French actor who is one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel...

. The film is also known under the titles Queen Margot and A Woman of Evil.

Cast

  • Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director.She made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française...

     as Margaret of Valois
  • Armando Francioli as Joseph Boniface de La Môle
    Joseph Boniface de La Môle
    Joseph Boniface de La Môle was a French nobleman. He was the son of Jacques Boniface, seigneur de la Môle et de Colobrières, of Marseille....

  • Henri Génès
    Henri Genès
    Henri Génès was a French actor and singer. He was the symbol of the good humor of the South West of France, and he played in more than 80 movies in more than 50 years....

     as Hannibal de Coconas
  • Robert Porte as Charles IX
    Charles IX of France
    Charles IX was King of France, ruling from 1560 until his death. His reign was dominated by the Wars of Religion. He is best known as king at the time of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre.-Childhood:...

  • André Versini as Henri de Navarre
    Henry IV of France
    Henry IV , Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610. He was the first monarch of the Bourbon branch of the Capetian dynasty in France....

  • Françoise Rosay
    Françoise Rosay
    Françoise Rosay was a French opera singer, diseuse, and actress who enjoyed a film career of over sixty years and who became a legendary figure in French cinema...

     as Catherine de' Medici
    Catherine de' Medici
    Catherine de' Medici was an Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559, as the wife of King Henry II of France....

  • Vittorio Sanipoli as Maurevel
  • Fiorella Mari as Henriette de Nevers
  • Patrizia Lari as Charlotte de Sauve
  • Daniel Ceccaldi
    Daniel Ceccaldi
    Daniel Ceccaldi was a French actor.He was born in Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, France. The mild-mannered Daniel Ceccaldi is famous as Claude Jade's father Lucien Darbon in François Truffaut's movies Stolen Kisses and Bed & Board.Note: Christine refers to him twice as "Lucien", not papa, indicating...

     as Henri d'Anjou
    Henry III of France
    Henry III was King of France from 1574 to 1589. As Henry of Valois, he was the first elected monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth with the dual titles of King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1573 to 1575.-Childhood:Henry was born at the Royal Château de Fontainebleau,...

  • Louis de Funès
    Louis de Funès
    Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was a very popular French actor who is one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and Fernandel...

     (uncredited) as René Bianchi
  • Jacques Eyser as Caboche
  • Guy Kerner as duc Henri de Guise
    Henry I, Duke of Guise
    Henry I, Prince of Joinville, Duke of Guise, Count of Eu , sometimes called Le Balafré, "the scarred", was the eldest son of Francis, Duke of Guise, and Anna d'Este...

  • Louis Arbessier as amiral Gaspard de Coligny
    Gaspard de Coligny
    Gaspard de Coligny , Seigneur de Châtillon, was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion.-Ancestry:...

  • Nicole Riche as Gilonne
  • Jean Temerson as aubergiste de La Belle Étoile
  • Robert Moor as procureur
  • Olivier Mathot as Pierre

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