Taras Bulba (1936 film)

Taras Bulba (French:Tarass Boulba) is a 1936 French historical drama film directed by Alexis Granowsky and starring Harry Baur, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Danielle Darrieux.[1] It is one of many films based on the story of Taras Bulba.

Taras Bulba
Directed byAlexis Granowsky
Written byNikolai Gogol (novel)
Pierre Benoît
Fritz Falkenstein
Jacques Natanson
Carlo Rim
StarringHarry Baur
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Danielle Darrieux
Music byPaul Dessau
Joe Hajos
CinematographyJean Bachelet
Louis Née
Franz Planer
Edited byJacques Saint-Léonard
GG Films
Distributed bySocieté d'Exploitation et de Distribution de Films
Release date
5 March 1936
Running time
86 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Lucien Aguettand and Andrej Andrejew. The costumes were designed by Georges Annenkov. Many of the film's production team were Russian exiles, who had left following the Russian Revolution. The rights to the film were bought by Alexander Korda who remade it in Britain as The Rebel Son.



  1. Andrews p.355


  • Andrews, Dudley. Mists of Regret: Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film. Princeton University Press, 1995.
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