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Queen's Necklace

Queen's Necklace

A Feature film by Marcel L'Herbier

Produced by Ile-de-France Films

Release in France : 11/09/1946


    One of the most expensive French films of the immediate postwar years, L'Affaire du Collier de la Reine is primarily a vehicle for the formidable Vivian Romance. The star plays an aristocrat in the court of Louis XVI, who helps engineer a scheme to divest the Queen of her royal necklace. On the verge of success, the "heroine" is found out, and forced to submit to whipping and torture, presented in vivid and somewhat erotic detail (few films displayed so much of the unclad Romance torso as this one). Officially directed by Marcel L'Herbier, the film had to be completed by an uncredited collaborator when L'Herbier fell ill during production. A pre-war version of L'Affaire du Collier de la Reine starred Marcelle Chantal.

    Source :

    Actors (35)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Ile-de-France Films

    French distribution :

    Consortium du Film

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    Full credits (14)

    Assistant directors :

    Robert-Paul Dagan, Jean Laviron

    Author of original work :

    Frantz Funck-Brentano

    Screenwriter :

    Charles Spaak

    Sound Recordist :

    René-Christian Forget

    Production Manager :

    Edouard Lepage

    Production Designer :

    Max Douy

    Costume designer :

    Georges Annenkov

    Dialogue Writer :

    Charles Spaak

    Producer :

    Elisabeth Soutzo

    Director of Photography :

    Roger Hubert

    Camera Operator :

    René Ribault

    Continuity supervisor :

    Simone Bourdarias

    Music Composer :

    Maurice Thiriet

    Still Photographer :

    Raymond Voinquel

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Historical, Drama

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 58 min

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    Black & White

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