Dora Nelson (1935 film)
Dora Nelson is a 1935 French comedy film directed by René Guissart and starring Elvira Popescu, André Lefaur and Frédéric Duvallès. The film was based on a play by Louis Verneuil. In 1939 it was remade as an Italian film of the same title.
|Directed by||René Guissart|
|Written by||Louis Verneuil (play)|
|Music by||Armand Bernard|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|8 November 1935|
A leading film star abandons the picture she is working on, and elopes with her lover to Italy. The desperate filmmakers recruit a poor woman who strongly resembles her to take her place.
- Elvira Popescu as Dora Nelson et Suzanne Verdier
- André Lefaur as Philippe de Moreuil
- Frédéric Duvallès as Étienne Beaupertuis
- Micheline Cheirel as Yvonne de Moreuil
- Julien Carette as Fouchard
- Paule Andral as Madame de Chantalard
- Annie Carriel as Madame d'Aubigny
- Jenny Burnay as Elsa
- Andrée Champeaux as Célestine
- Clara d'Arc as Huguette
- Gundle p.63
- Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.