Napoleon

France, 1955

Film
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Acclaimed as the most accurate depiction of the life and times of Napoleon this film depicts the early beginnings, the famed love saga with Josephine, and the undisputable achievements of history’s most colourful conqueror. Filmed on location at the actual historical sites of Versailles, Fountainbleau and the Chateau of Malmaison. The star-studded cast features Orson Welles and Yves Montand.

Credits

director

Sacha Guitry

producer

Clement Duhour

Language

English

Duration

02:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37273

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - France

Foreign language films

History → France - History - 1789-1900

History → Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

People → Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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