Topaze (1951 film)

Topaze is a 1951 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol and starring Fernandel, Hélène Perdrière and Marcel Vallée.[1] It is based on Pagnol's own 1928 play of the same name, which has been adapted for the screen a number of times including a 1936 film directed by Pagnol.

Topaze
Directed byMarcel Pagnol
Written byMarcel Pagnol
Based onTopaze
by Marcel Pagnol
StarringFernandel
Hélène Perdrière
Marcel Vallée
Music byRaymond Legrand
CinematographyPhilippe Agostini
Edited byMonique Lacombe
Production
company
Les Films Marcel Pagnol
Distributed byGaumont Distribution
Release date
  • 2 February 1951 (1951-02-02)
Running time
1936 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

It was shot at the Saint-Maurice Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Giordani.

Cast

References

  1. Vincendeau p.74

Bibliography

  • Vincendeau, Ginette. The Companion to French Cinema. Cassell, 1996.
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