Imperial Violets (1932 film)

Imperial Violets (French:Violettes impériales; German:Die Veilchen der Kaiserin) is a 1932 French historical film directed by Henry Roussel and starring Raquel Meller, Suzanne Bianchetti and Georges Péclet.[1] It is a remake of the 1924 silent film of the same title.

Imperial Violets
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Raquel Meller
Directed byHenry Roussel
Written byRené Jeanne
StarringRaquel Meller
Suzanne Bianchetti
Georges Péclet
Music byJosé Padilla
Tiarko Richepin
CinematographyRaoul Aubourdier
Fédote Bourgasoff
M.J. Films
Release date
16 December 1932

The film's sets were designed by the art directors René Decrais and Robert Gys.


International ReleaseEdit

The film was released in the United States in 1935 as La Violetera, with Spanish, rather than English, subtitles.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Oscherwitz & Higgins p.123


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

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