Bethsabée is a 1947 French drama film directed by Léonide Moguy and starring Danielle Darrieux, Georges Marchal and Jean Murat. It is also known by the alternative title of Le Deserter.[1] It is based on a novel by Pierre Benoît, set in French Morocco.[2] The title is a reference to the biblical story of Bathsheba.

Directed byLéonide Moguy
Produced byRaymond Borderie
Written byPierre Benoît (novel)
Jacques Rémy
Roger Vitrac
StarringDanielle Darrieux
Georges Marchal
Jean Murat
Music byJoseph Kosma
CinematographyNicolas Hayer
Edited byBorys Lewin
Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique
Les Films Corona
Distributed byLes Films Corona
Release date
21 November 1947
Running time
90 minutes

It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Henri Ménessier and René Renoux.

Main cast


  1. Deserteur, le. (1947, Monthly Film Bulletin, 14, 68. Retrieved from
  2. Goble p.687


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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