The Scarlet Bazaar

The Scarlet Bazaar (French: La kermesse rouge) is a 1947 French historical drama film directed by Paul Mesnier and starring Albert Préjean, Andrée Servilanges and Jean Tissier.[1]

The Scarlet Bazaar
Directed byPaul Mesnier
Produced byAndré Mallet
Jacques Panhaleux
Guillaume Radot
Hubert Vincent-Bréchignac
Written byPaul Mesnier
Francis Vincent-Bréchignac
StarringAlbert Préjean
Andrée Servilanges
Jean Tissier
Music byMaurice Thiriet
CinematographyGeorges Million
Edited by Émilienne Nelissen
Union Technique Cinematographique
Distributed byLes Films Ti Breiz
Release date
23 April 1947
Running time
85 minutes

It was shot at the Buttes-Chaumont Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Marcel Magniez.

The film portrays the fictional rivalry between two painters, a man and wife, that concludes with an incident based on a real-life 1897 fire in Paris.

Main cast


  1. Burnett p.62


  • Burnett, Colin. The Invention of Robert Bresson: The Auteur and His Market. Indiana University Press, 2016.
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