Captain Fracasse (1929 film)

Captain Fracasse (French:Le capitaine Fracasse) is a 1929 French silent adventure film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti and Henry Wulschleger and starring Pierre Blanchar, Lien Deyers and Charles Boyer.[1][2] It is based on the 1863 novel of the same name by Théophile Gautier.[3]

Captain Fracasse
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Directed byAlberto Cavalcanti
Henry Wulschleger
Written byThéophile Gautier (novel)
Alberto Cavalcanti
Produced byP.J. de Venloo
CinematographyMario Badouaille
Lutèce Films
Distributed byFilms P.J. de Venloo
Release date
15 February 1929
Running time
92 minutes
French intertitles

The film's sets were designed by the art director Erik Aaes.[4]



  1. ^ Klossner p.55
  2. ^ "Le CAPITAINE FRACASSE (1928)". BFI.
  3. ^ Goble, Alan (8 September 2011). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110951943 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Captain Fracasse (1929) - Alberto Cavalcanti | Cast and Crew". AllMovie.


  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500-1815 on Film and Television: A Worldwide Filmography of Over 2550 Works, 1895 Through 2000. McFarland & Company, 2002.

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