The Captain (1946 film)

The Captain (French: Le capitan) is a 1946 French historical adventure film directed by Robert Vernay and starring Pierre Renoir, Claude Génia and Jean Pâqui.[1] It was based on a novel by Michel Zévaco. The film's sets were designed by René Renoux. It is a swashbuckler set in the reign of Louis XIII.

The Captain
Directed byRobert Vernay
Written byMichel Zévaco (novel)
Bernard Zimmer
Robert Vernay
StarringPierre Renoir
Claude Génia
Jean Pâqui
Music byJean Wiener
CinematographyVictor Arménise
Edited byJeannette Berton
Compagnie Franco Coloniale Cinématographique
Release date
27 March 1946
Running time
98 minutes



  1. Oscherwitz & Higgins p.412


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