The Private Life of Louis XIV

The Private Life of Louis XIV or Liselotte of the Palatinate (German: Liselotte von der Pfalz) is a 1935 German historical film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Renate Müller, Eugen Klöpfer and Maria Krahn.[1] The film's English language release title is a reference to the hit British film The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933).

The Private Life of Louis XIV
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Directed byCarl Froelich
Written byKarl Peter Gillmann
Wolfgang Hoffmann-Harnisch
Carl Froelich
Produced byCarl Froelich
StarringRenate Müller
Eugen Klöpfer
Maria Krahn
Maly Delschaft
CinematographyReimar Kuntze
Music byAlois Melichar
Carl Froelich-Film
Distributed byTobis Film
Release date
8 August 1935
CountryNazi Germany

The film portrays the life of the Heidelberg-born Elizabeth Charlotte, Princess Palatine, who married into the French royal family during the reign of Louis XIV. She was also the subject of a 1966 biopic in which she was played by Heidelinde Weis.



  1. ^ Hake p.145


  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.

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