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Princess Tarakanova (1938 film)

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Princess Tarakanova
Directed byMario Soldati
Fyodor Otsep
Produced byRobert Dandi
Seymour Nebenzal
Written byJacques Companéez
André Lang
Evelina Levi
Hans Jacoby
Henri Jeanson
Ladislao Vajda
Mario Soldati
StarringAnnie Vernay
Pierre Richard-Willm
Roger Karl
Suzy Prim
Music byRenzo Rossellini
Antonio Veretti
Riccardo Zandonai
CinematographyCurt Courant
Massimo Terzano
Edited byGeorges Friedland
Ferdinando Maria Poggioli
Chronos Films
Nero Film
Distributed byEIA
Les Distributeurs Associés
Release date
16 March 1938
Running time
95 minutes

Princess Tarakanova (Italian: La principessa Tarakanova) is a 1938 French-Italian historical film directed by Fyodor Otsep and Mario Soldati and starring Annie Vernay, Pierre Richard-Willm and Roger Karl.[1] It portrays the life of the 18th century pretender to the Russian throne Princess Tarakanova. The story has been turned into films a number of times including a 1930 film, Tarakanova.

The film's sets were designed by Andrej Andrejew, Guido Fiorini and Ettore Corsi.

The film was released in the USA under the title Betrayal.


See also


  1. ^ Moliterno p.303


  • Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.
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