I Was an Adventuress (1938 film)

I Was an Adventuress (French: J'étais une aventurière) is a 1938 French comedy drama film directed by Raymond Bernard and starring Edwige Feuillère, Jean Murat and Jean-Max. It was remade in 1940 as an American film of the same title. It was part of a growing trend of English-language remakes of major French films.[1]

I Was an Adventuress
Directed byRaymond Bernard
Produced byGregor Rabinovitch
Written byJacques Companéez
Michel Duran
Hans Jacoby
Herbert Juttke
StarringEdwige Feuillère
Jean Murat
Music byPaul Misraki
CinematographyPhilippe Agostini
Michel Kelber
Edited byCharlotte Guilbert
Distributed byLes Films Osso
Release date
21 December 1938
Running time
103 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Léon Barsacq and Jean Perrier.

Main cast


  1. Crisp p.326


  • Crisp, Colin. Genre, Myth and Convention in the French Cinema, 1929-1939. Indiana University Press, 2002.
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