The Mistress of Treves (film)

The Mistress of Treves (Italian: La Leggenda di Genoveffa) is a 1952 historical drama film directed by Arthur Maria Rabenalt and starring Rossano Brazzi, Anne Vernon and Gianni Santuccio.[1] Made as a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany, it was filmed at a studio in Milan and on location in the Aosta Valley. It is based on the legend of Genevieve of Brabant and is set during the time of the Crusades.[2]

The Mistress of Treves
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Directed byArthur Maria Rabenalt
Produced byGiorgio Venturini
Written by
Music byGiovanni Fusco
CinematographyMassimo Dallamano
Edited byLoris Bellero
Venturini Film
Distributed by
  • Accord-Film
  • Regionale
  • Synimex
Release date
  • 6 February 1952 (1952-02-06)
Running time
84 minutes
  • France
  • Italy
  • West Germany



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p. 382
  2. ^ Harty p. 165


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Harty, Kevin J. (1999). The Reel Middle Ages: American, Western and Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Asian Films About Medieval Europe. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-0541-1.

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