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King on Horseback

King on Horseback

A Feature film by Georges Lampin

Produced by Société Générale de Gestion Cinématographique (SGGC), Société des Films Véga

Release in France : 26/02/1958


    La Tour, a member of a troupe of travelling actors, disgraces himself before King Louis XV of France. To redeem himself he makes a valiant assault on the Austrian army, with whom France is presently at war. La Tour’s reward is to fight a duel with the Duke of Saint Sever, the man who ordered his earlier flogging. During the duel, the two men are surprised by a band of Austrian soldiers. In the ensuing confusion, Saint Sever is killed, stabbed in the back by an ambitious rival. Before he dies, the Duke implores La Tour to find his illegitimate daughter and ensure she inherits his estate. La Tour sets off on his mission, realising that he will be blamed for Saint Sever’s death…

    Actors (21)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Foreign production companies :

    Udruzenje Filmskih Umetnika Srbije (UFUS), Fono Roma

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    Full credits (18)

    Executive Producers :

    Evrard de Rouvre, Albert Passy

    Adaptation :

    Georges Lampin, Claude Accursi

    Screenwriters :

    Claude Accursi, Denys de la Patellière

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Bourgoin

    Assistant Operators :

    Jacques Ripouroux, Paul Rodier

    Production Manager :

    Jean Kerchner

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lily Hargous

    Music Composers :

    Georges Van Parys, Maurice Thiriet

    Still Photographer :

    Marcel Combes

    Assistant directors :

    Jean Lefèvre, Pierre Léaud

    Dialogue Writer :

    Claude Accursi

    Foreign Producer :

    Salvatore Persichetti

    Sound Recordist :

    Séverin Frankiel

    Camera Operator :

    Louis Stein

    Editors :

    Robert Isnardon, Monique Isnardon

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Colombier

    Costume designers :

    Marcel Escoffier, Christiane Coste

    Location Manager :

    Michel Choquet

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Yugoslavia, Italy

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    Majority French (France, Yugoslavia, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

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