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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 by Arthur Maria Rabenalt
Produced by Giorgio Venturini
Written by Corrado Pavolini
Carlo Terron
Jacopo da Varazze (book)
Lino de Joanna
Giuseppe del Ongaro
Starring Rossano Brazzi
Anne Vernon
Gianni Santuccio
Music by Giovanni Fusco
Cinematography Massimo Dallamano
Edited by Loris Bellero
Venturini Film
Distributed by Accord-Film
Release date
6 February 1952
Running time
84 minutes
Country France
West Germany
Language Italian




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


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Kevin J. Harty. The Reel Middle Ages: American, Western and Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Asian Films About Medieval Europe. McFarland, 1999.

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