Adventures of Casanova

Adventures of Casanova is a 1948 American-Mexican historical adventure film directed by Roberto Gavaldón and starring Arturo de Córdova Lucille Bremer and Turhan Bey. It portrays a fictional version of the story of Casanova, and was intended to capitalize on the success of the Errol Flynn film The Adventures of Don Juan which was released the same year after a long production process.[1] It is set in Sicily in the 1790s, with Casanova as a freedom fighter battling against the King's local governor Count de Brissac, who unknown to the monarch, is acting as a tyrant.

Adventures of Casanova
Directed byRoberto Gavaldón
Produced byBryan Foy
Leonard S. Picker
Written byCrane Wilbur
Walter Bullock
Karen DeWolf
StarringArturo de Córdova
Lucille Bremer
Turhan Bey
Music byHugo Friedhofer
CinematographyJack Greenhalgh
Edited byLouis Sackin
Bryan Foy Productions
Distributed byEagle-Lion Films
Release date
7 February 1948
Running time
83 minutes
United States

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Jorge Fernandez and Alfred Ybarra



  1. Richards p.121


  • Richards, Jeffrey. Swordsmen of the Screen: From Douglas Fairbanks to Michael York. Routledge, 2014.
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