The Abbot Constantine (1925 film)

The Abbot Constantine (French: L'abbé Constantin) is a 1925 French silent comedy film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Jean Coquelin, Pierre Stéphen and Claude France. It is based on the novel The Abbot Constantine by Ludovic Halévy. The novel was remade as a sound film in 1933.[1]

The Abbot Constantine
Directed byJulien Duvivier
Written byLudovic Halévy (novel)
Julien Duvivier
StarringJean Coquelin
Pierre Stéphen
Claude France
CinematographyAndré Dantan
Ganzli Walter
Les Films Marcel Vandal et Charles Delac
Distributed byFilms Petit
Release date
9 October 1925
Running time
73 minutes
French intertitles

A French Catholic Priest is horrified when he learns that two Protestant American women have moved in nearby. However he is soon on good terms with them, and his nephew eventually falls in love with one of them.



  1. Goble p.661


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

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