Napoleon, 1927

France, 1927 • Director Abel Gance
Cast
Albert Dieudonné (Napoleón Bonaparte), Vladimir Roudenko (Napoleón Bonaparte as a boy), Nicolas Koline (Tristan Fleuri), petit Roblin (Picot de Peccaduc), petit Vidal (Phélippeaux), Robert Vidalin (Camille Desmoulins), Françine Mussey (Lucille Desmoulins), Harry-Krimer (Rouget de Lisle) Alexandre Koubitsky (Danton), Antonin Artaud (Marat), Edmond Van Daële (Maximilien Robespierre), Maryse Damia (La "Marseillaise"), Gina Manès (Joséphine de Beauharnais), Max Maxudian (Barras), Andrée Standard (Mme Tallien), Suzy Vernon (Mme Récamier), Carrie Carvalho (Mademoiselle Lenormand), Louis Sance (Louis XVI), Suzanne Bianchetti (Marie Antoinette), Yvette Dieudonné (Elisa Bonaparte), Eugénie Buffet (Laetitia Bonaparte), Georges Lampin (Joseph Bonaparte), Sylvio Cavicchia (Lucien Bonaparte), Henri Baudin (Santo Ricci), Acho Chakatouny (Pozzo di Borgo), Maurice Schutz (Paxcale Paoli), Marguerite Gance (Charlotte Corday), Mlle Annabella (Violine Fleuri), Serge Freddy-Karll (Marcellin Fleuri), Léon Courtois (Général Carteaux), Philippe Hériat (Salicetti), M. Caillard (Thomas Gasparin), Alexandre Bernard (Général Dugommier), M. Dacheux (Général du Teil), Jean Henry (Sergent Junot), Pierre Danis (Muiron), Henry Krauss (Moustache), Felix Guglielmi (Corsican Shepherd), W. Percy Day (Admiral Hood), Abel Gance (Louis Saint-Just), François Viguier (Couthon), George Hénin (Hortense de Beauharnais), Pierre Batcheff (Général Lazare Hoche), G. Cahuzac (Vicomte de Beauharnais), Jean d’Yd (La Bussière), Jean Gaudray (Jean Lambert Tallien), Alexandre Mathillon (Général Schérer)

Presented March 24, 25, 31, April 1 2012
Print Source
Photoplay, London

Musical Accompaniment Carl Davis conducting the Oakland Eastbay Symphony

The American Premiere of the BFI/Photoplay restoration by Kevin Brownlow and the musical score by Carl Davis was presented at Oakland's glorious Paramount Theatre March 24, 25, 31 and April 1, 2012. For more information about this wonderful event, click here