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Volpone

Volpone

A Feature film by Maurice Tourneur

Produced by Ile-de-France Films

Release in France : 10/05/1941

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Actors (20)

Production and distribution (3)

Film exports/foreign sales :

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Synopsis

Volpone, an elderly Venetian, connives with his money-crazed servant to convince his greedy friends that he is dying, knowing that each will try to curry favor with him in order to be named his heir. He is inundated with valuable gifts, and soon finds himself entangled deeper and deeper in a web of lies.

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Full credits (14)

Executive Producer :

Elisabeth Soutzo

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Jules Romains

Authors of original work :

Stefan Zweig, Marcel Delannoy, Ben Jonson

Director of Photography :

Armand Thirard

Assistant Operator :

André Dumaitre

Editor :

Marcel Cravenne

Production Designers :

André Barsacq, Jacques Gut, Jean Perrier

Assistant Director :

Edouard Lepage

Dialogue Writer :

Jules Romains

Screenwriter :

Jules Romains

Sound Recordist :

Charles Guirlinger

Camera Operator :

René Colas

Continuity supervisor :

Suzanne Bon

Costume designer :

Boris Bilinsky

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Literary adaptation

Themes :

History

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

1940

French release :

10/05/1941

Runtime :

1 h 34 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

357

Visa issue date :

31/12/1940

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :

1.37

Audio format :

Mono