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Don Quixote

Don Quixote

A Feature film by Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Produced by Vandor Film

Release in France : 26/03/1933


    In Spain, in the sixteenth century, an elderly gentleman named Don Quixote has gone mad from reading too many books on chivalry. Proclaiming himself a knight, he sets out with his squire, Sancho Panza, to reform the world and revive the age of chivalry, choosing a slut to be his noble lady Dulcinea. He mistakes inns for castles, a play about chivalry for the real thing, flocks of sheep for armies, convicts for wronged prisoners, and windmills for giants. While he and Sancho are off on their adventures, his niece, her fiancee, and the local priest think up a strategy to get him back home.

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Vandor Film

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

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    Les Films du Jeudi

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    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Paul Winckler, Michael Salkind

    Adaptation :

    Paul Morand, Georg Wilhelm Pabst

    Author of original work :

    Miguel de Cervantès

    Production Manager :

    Constantin Geftman

    Music Composer :

    Jacques Ibert

    Assistant Director :

    Jean de Limur

    Dialogue Writer :

    Alexandre Arnoux

    Directors of Photography :

    Nicolas Farkas, Paul Portier

    Editor :

    Hans Oser

    Artistic Director :

    André Andrejew

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    Feature film

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    Literary adaptation , Adventure

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    Runtime :

    1 h 29 min

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    Black & White

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    Posters (2)


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