Michel Strogoff (1936 film)

Michel Strogoff is a 1936 French historical adventure film directed by Jacques de Baroncelli and Richard Eichberg and starring Anton Walbrook, Colette Darfeuil and Armand Bernard.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1877 novel Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne. A separate German version The Czar's Courier was also made.

Michel Strogoff
Directed byJacques de Baroncelli
Richard Eichberg
Produced byJoseph N. Ermolieff
Written byJules Verne (novel)
Jean Bernard-Luc
Hans Kyser
Jacques Natanson
T.H. Robert
StarringAnton Walbrook
Colette Darfeuil
Armand Bernard
Music byHans Sommer
CinematographyEwald Daub
A.O. Weitzenberg
Edited byJean Delannoy
Les Productions Ermolieff
Distributed byFilms Sonores Tobis
Release date
10 March 1936
Running time
100 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Alexandre Lochakoff. It was made by the French subsidiary of Tobis Film and shot at the Epinay Studios in Paris and the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin. Location shooting took place mainly in Bulgaria and at the Johannisthal Air Field.


See also


  1. The A to Z of French Cinema p.38


  • Dayna Oscherwitz & MaryEllen Higgins. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.
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