The Duke of Reichstadt (1931 film)

The Duke of Reichstadt (German: Der Herzog von Reichstadt) is a 1931 French-German historical drama film directed by Viktor Tourjansky and starring Walter Edthofer, Lien Deyers and Grete Natzler. It is the German-language version of the French film The Eaglet, based on the play L'Aiglon by Edmond Rostand.[1] It takes its name from the formal Austrian title of Napoleon II, its central character.

The Duke of Reichstadt
Directed byViktor Tourjansky
Written by
Based onThe Eaglet by Edmond Rostand
CinematographyFranz Planer
Edited by
Distributed bySiegel-Monopolfilm
Release date
13 November 1931
Running time
90 minutes
  • France
  • Germany

It was shot at the Joinville Studios in Paris and on location around Vienna.[2] The film's sets were designed by the art director Serge Piménoff.

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References edit

  1. ^ Goble p. 398
  2. ^ Klaus p.113

Bibliography edit

  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Klaus, Ulrich J. Deutsche Tonfilme: Jahrgang 1931. Klaus-Archiv, 1988.

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