The Queen of Navarre

The Queen of Navarre (Italian: La regina di Navarra) is a 1942 Italian historical film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Elsa Merlini, Gino Cervi and Renato Cialente.[1] It was made at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome, based on a play by Eugène Scribe. The film portrays a series of intrigues at the Madrid court of Charles V in the Sixteenth century.

The Queen of Navarre
Directed byCarmine Gallone
Written byEugène Scribe (play)
Gherardo Gherardi
Sergio Amidei
Giacomo De Benedetti
Carmine Gallone
Produced byRaffaele Colamonici
StarringElsa Merlini
Gino Cervi
Renato Cialente
Leonardo Cortese
CinematographyArturo Gallea
Edited byNiccolò Lazzari
Music byFranco Casavola
Juventus Film
Distributed byENIC
Release date
30 March 1942
Running time
86 minutes



  1. ^ Nowell-Smith, Hay & Volpi p.57


  • Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey & Hay, James & Volpi, Gianni. The Companion to Italian Cinema. Cassell, 1996.

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