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Napoleon (1927) Poster

(1927)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Abel Gance

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Abel Gance ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Albert Dieudonné ... Napoléon Bonaparte
Vladimir Roudenko Vladimir Roudenko ... Napoléon Bonaparte enfant
Edmond Van Daële ... Maximilien Robespierre
Alexandre Koubitzky Alexandre Koubitzky ... Georges-Jacques Danton
Antonin Artaud ... Jean-Paul Marat
Abel Gance ... Louis Saint-Just
Gina Manès ... Joséphine de Beauharnais
Suzanne Bianchetti ... La reine Marie-Antoinette
Marguerite Gance Marguerite Gance ... Charlotte Corday
Yvette Dieudonné Yvette Dieudonné ... Élisa Bonaparte
Philippe Hériat Philippe Hériat ... Antonio Salicetti
Pierre Batcheff ... Le général Lazare Hoche
Eugénie Buffet Eugénie Buffet ... Laetizia Bonaparte
Acho Chakatouny Acho Chakatouny ... Pozzo di Borgo
Nicolas Koline Nicolas Koline ... Tristan Fleuri
Max Maxudian ... Barras (as Maxudian)
Annabella ... Violine Fleuri et Désirée Clary
Henri Baudin Henri Baudin ... Santo-Ricci - le berger corse
Alex Bernard ... Le général Dugommier / Le conventionnel Collet d'Herbois (as Alexandre Bernard)
Roger Blum Roger Blum ... Le comédien Talma
Daniel Buiret Daniel Buiret ... Augustin Robespierre
Georges Cahuzac Georges Cahuzac ... Le vicomte de Beauharnais
Adrien Caillard ... Thomas Gasparin / Le conventionnel Ricord
Pierre de Canolle Pierre de Canolle ... Le capitaine Auguste Marmont
Carrie Carvalho Carrie Carvalho ... La voyante (as Mlle. Carvalho)
Sylvio Cavicchia Sylvio Cavicchia ... Lucien Bonaparte adulte
Léon Courtois Léon Courtois ... Le général Carteaux
Gilbert Dacheux Gilbert Dacheux ... Le général du Teil
Damia Damia ... La Marseillaise
Pierre Danis Pierre Danis ... Le colonel Muiron
W. Percy Day W. Percy Day ... Amiral Hood
Raoul De Ansorena Raoul De Ansorena ... Capitaine Desaix
Boris de Fast Boris de Fast ... L'Oeil-Vert (as Boris Fastovich)
Favière Favière ... Fouché
Serge Freddy-Karl Serge Freddy-Karl ... Le petit tambour Marcellin Fleuri
Jean Gaudrey Jean Gaudrey ... Le conventionnel Jean-Lambert Tallien
Simone Genevois Simone Genevois ... Pauline Bonaparte
Georges Hénin Georges Hénin ... Eugène de Beauharnais
Jean Henry Jean Henry ... Le sergent Andoche Junot
Henry Krauss ... Moustache
Harry Krimer Harry Krimer ... Rouget de l'Isle
Georges Lampin Georges Lampin ... Joseph Bonaparte
Alexandre Mathillon Alexandre Mathillon ... Le général Scherer (as Mathillon)
Genica Missirio Genica Missirio ... Le capitaine Joachim Murat
Francine Mussey ... Lucille Desmoulins
Jeanne Pen Jeanne Pen ... Hortense de Beauharnais
Roblin Roblin ... Picot de Peccaduc
Jack Rye Jack Rye ... Le général O'Hara
Louis Sance Louis Sance ... Le roi Louis XVI
Maurice Schutz ... Pasquale Paoli
Andrée Standart Andrée Standart ... Thérèse Tallien (as Andrée Standard)
Suzy Vernon ... Madame Récamier (as Susie Vernon)
Petit Vidal Petit Vidal ... Philippeaux
Robert Vidalin ... Camille Desmoulins
Louis Vonelly Louis Vonelly ... Le poète André Chénier
Jean d'Yd Jean d'Yd ... La Bussière
René Jeanne René Jeanne ... Un professeur à Brienne
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lomon Lomon ... Marie Jean Hérault de Séchelles
Florence Talma Florence Talma ... Louise Gély Danton
François Viguier François Viguier ... Le conventionnel Couthon
Raoul Villiers Raoul Villiers ... Le conventionnel Boissy d'Anglas / stabsofficer
Michel Zahar Michel Zahar ... Un homme du club des Cordeliers
Alberti Alberti ... Jean-Jacques Rousseau / Un officier à Toulon (uncredited)
Paul Amiot Paul Amiot ... Antoine Quentin Fouquier de Tinville dit Fouquier-Tinville (uncredited)
François Angely François Angely ... Le général Henriot (uncredited)
Robert Arnoux Robert Arnoux ... Un conventionnel (uncredited)
Jean Arroy Jean Arroy ... Un sans-culotte à Toulon / Un conventionnel (uncredited)
Henri Beaulieu Henri Beaulieu ... Beaumarchais (uncredited)
Blanche Beaume Blanche Beaume ... Servant of Marat (uncredited)
Benedict Benedict ... Cromwell (uncredited)
Armand Bernard ... Jean-Jean (uncredited)
Camille Beuve Camille Beuve ... Le docteur Guillotin (uncredited)
Blin Blin ... Calmelet (uncredited)
Henry Bonvallet Henry Bonvallet ... Le général Menou (uncredited)
Boudréau Boudréau ... La Fayette (uncredited)
Albert Bras Albert Bras ... Monge (uncredited)
Lise Carvalho Lise Carvalho ... Mademoiselle Lenormand (uncredited)
André Cerf André Cerf ... Un soldat (uncredited)
Henri Cerf Henri Cerf ... Le vieux soldat (uncredited)
Chabez Chabez ... Petit rôle (uncredited)
Roger Chantal Roger Chantal ... Jérôme Bonaparte (uncredited)
Jean Dalbe Jean Dalbe ... Petit rôle (uncredited)
Florence Dalma Florence Dalma ... Madame Danton (uncredited)
Mr. de Bourgival Mr. de Bourgival ... Un moine / Le révolutionnaire Courcelier (uncredited)
Daniel de Wybo Daniel de Wybo ... Robespierre le jeune (uncredited)
Jean Demerçay Jean Demerçay ... Le capitaine Suchet (uncredited)
Jean Dréville ... Bit role (uncredited)
Emile Engeldorff Emile Engeldorff ... Laurent-Basse / Jacques Bonhomme (uncredited)
Guy Favières Guy Favières ... Fouché (uncredited)
Pierre Ferval Pierre Ferval ... Un soldat / Un homme du club des Cordelier (uncredited)
Jean Fleury Jean Fleury ... Le conventionnel Carnot (uncredited)
Floquet Floquet ... Un conventionnel (uncredited)
Paul Franceschi Paul Franceschi ... Le professeur de géographie (uncredited)
Francis Francis ... Un soldat (uncredited)
Sylvie Gance Sylvie Gance ... Théroigne de Méricourt (uncredited)
Edmond T. Gréville Edmond T. Gréville ... Un homme du club des Cordeliers (uncredited)
Felix Guglielmi Felix Guglielmi ... Un berger corse (uncredited)
Robert Guilbert Robert Guilbert ... Le capitaine Le Marois (uncredited)
Joë Hamman ... L'archer vengeur (uncredited)
Fabien Haziza Fabien Haziza ... Un Bonaparte (uncredited)
Jean Jacquinet ... Montesquiou (uncredited)
Léon Larive Léon Larive ... Le supérieur de Brienne (uncredited)
Geo Leclercq Geo Leclercq ... Dutheil (uncredited)
Raphaël Lievin Raphaël Lievin ... Le conventionnel Fabre d'Englantine (uncredited)
Pierrette Lugand Pierrette Lugand ... Caroline Bonaparte (uncredited)
G.A. Martin G.A. Martin ... François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire (uncredited)
Noëlle Mato Noëlle Mato ... Madame Marat (uncredited)
Ernest Maupain ... George Washington (uncredited)
Daniel Mendaille ... Fréron (uncredited)
Grogoire Metchikoff Grogoire Metchikoff ... Le général Pierre François Charles Augereau (uncredited)
Jean Mitry Jean Mitry ... Bit role (uncredited)
Louis Monfils Louis Monfils ... Le cuisinier à Brienne (uncredited)
Pierre Morin Pierre Morin ... Petit rôle (uncredited)
Laurent Morléas Laurent Morléas ... Un officier (uncredited)
Médus Médus ... Bit role (uncredited)
Maggy Pironet Maggy Pironet ... Bit role (uncredited)
Marcel Pérès Marcel Pérès ... Un homme du club des Cordeliers (uncredited)
Jean Rauzena Jean Rauzena ... Le petit Lucien Bonaparte (uncredited)
Fernand Rauzéna Fernand Rauzéna ... Louis Bonaparte (uncredited)
Joaquim Renez Joaquim Renez ... Le révolutionnaire Favière (uncredited)
Émilien Richard Émilien Richard ... Le révolutionnaire Brissot (uncredited)
Philippe Rolla Philippe Rolla ... Le général André Masséna (uncredited)
Régnier Régnier ... Denis Diderot (uncredited)
Saint-Allier Saint-Allier ... Le peintre David (uncredited)
André Scherer André Scherer ... Un volontaire de l'Ardèche (uncredited)
Georgette Sorelle Georgette Sorelle ... Madame Élisabeth (uncredited)
Mony Thomassin Mony Thomassin ... Hortense de Beaugarnais (uncredited)
Jean Tissier Jean Tissier ... Un soldat (uncredited)
Max Tréjean Max Tréjean ... Petit rôle (uncredited)
Henri Valbel Henri Valbel ... Petit rôle (uncredited)
Vaslin Vaslin ... Benjamin Franklin (uncredited)
Jean Wells Jean Wells ... Bit role (uncredited)

Produced by 

Henri de Cazotte ... producer (uncredited)
Hugo Stinnes ... producer (uncredited)
Wengoroff ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Carmine Coppola ... (1981)
Carl Davis ... (1980)
Arthur Honegger

Cinematography by 

Léonce-Henri Burel
Jules Kruger
Joseph-Louis Mundwiller ... (as Jean-Paul Mundviller)
Nikolai Toporkoff

Film Editing by 

Abel Gance
Frank Hall ... (US 1929 short version) (uncredited)

Casting By 

Louis Osmont

Art Direction by 

Alexandre Benois
Alexandre Lochakoff ... (short period)

Costume Design by 

Mme. Augris
Georges Charmy ... (as Charmy)
Mme. Neminsky
Sauvageau ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Boris de Fast ... makeup artist
Wladimir Kwanine ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Noë Bloch ... production manager
Edouard De Bersaucourt ... production manager
Constantin Geftman ... unit manager
Robert A. Harris ... production supervisor (1981 version)
Louis Osmont ... unit production manager
Rene Rufly ... unit manager (as Ruffly)
William Delafontaine ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Henri Andréani ... assistant director
Jean Arroy ... trainee assistant director
Pierre Danis ... assistant director
Henry Krauss ... assistant director
Anatole Litvak ... assistant director
Jean Mitry ... trainee assistant director
Mario Nalpas ... assistant director
Sacher Purnal ... trainee assistant director
Viktor Tourjansky ... assistant director
Alexandre Volkoff ... assistant director
Georges Lampin ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Pierre Schild ... art decorator (as Pierre Schildknecht)
Georges Jacouty ... art decorator (uncredited)
Eugène Lourié ... art decorator (uncredited)
Vladimir Meingard ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Serge Piménoff ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Mike Berniker ... recording director: Milan (1981 version)
Keith Klantwitter ... sound engineer (1981 version) (as Keith Klawitter)
Brad Sherman ... sound recordist (1981 version)

Special Effects by 

Segundo de Chomón ... special effects
Paul Minine ... special effects
Edward Scholl ... special effects
Eugen Schüfftan ... special effects
Nicolas Wilcké ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

W. Percy Day ... matte painter
Eugen Schüfftan ... visual effects supervisor
Nicolas Wilcké ... miniature maker

Camera and Electrical Department 

Albinet ... gaffer
Fédote Bourgasoff ... camera operator
Paul Briquet ... camera operator
Léonce-Henri Burel ... additional photographer
Doublon ... gaffer
Rusty Geller ... assistant camera (1981 version)
Graza ... gaffer
Roger Hubert ... additional photographer
Georges Lucas ... additional photographer
Jim McCoy ... camera operator (1981 version)
Joseph-Louis Mundwiller ... additional photographer (as Jean-Pierre Mundviller)
Émile Pierre ... additional photographer
Lee Planskoy ... camera operator
Henri Berryer ... electrician (uncredited)
Marcel Eywinger ... camera operator (uncredited)
Monniot ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jeanne Lanvin ... costumes: Josephine
Galvin ... footwear (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Marguerite Beaugé ... assistant editor
Henriette Pinson ... associate editor

Music Department 

Paul Bogaev ... conductor (1981 version)
Carmine Coppola ... conductor (1981 version) / music arranger (1981 version)
Dennis James ... musician: organ (1981 version)
Douglas M. Lackey ... music editor (1981 version) (As Douglas Lackey)
Don MacDougall ... music mixer (1981 version) (as Don Macdougal)
Colin Matthews ... orchestrator: Carl Davis (uncredited)
David Matthews ... orchestrator: Carl Davis (uncredited)
Christopher Palmer ... orchestrator: Carl Davis (uncredited)
J.E. Szyfer ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Francis Ford Coppola ... presenter (1981 version)
Simon Feldman ... technical director
Grégoire Geftmann ... production assistant
Edmond T. Gréville ... production assistant
Hoden ... production assistant
Leonid Komerovsky ... production assistant
Georges Lampin ... production assistant
Lemirt ... armorer
Grogoire Metchikoff ... production assistant
Henry Pauly ... production assistant
Ivan Pavloff ... production assistant
Andre Pironet ... production assistant
Christopher Reyna ... consultant: Polyvision alignment (1981 version)
Michel Scripnikoff ... production assistant
Simone Surdieux ... script supervisor
Peter Williamson ... tinting supervisor (1981 version)
Louis Osmont ... key accountant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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