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Volpone

Volpone

A Feature film by Maurice Tourneur

Produced by Ile-de-France Films

Release in France : 10/05/1941

    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.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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