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Figaro (film)

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Directed byTony Lekain
Gaston Ravel
Written byBeaumarchais (play)
Tony Lekain
Gaston Ravel
StarringErnst Van Duren
Arlette Marchal
Marie Bell
CinematographyAlbert Duverger
Franco Films
Release date
20 December 1929
Running time
120 minutes
French intertitles

Figaro is a 1929 French silent historical comedy film directed by Tony Lekain and Gaston Ravel and starring Ernst Van Duren, Arlette Marchal and Marie Bell.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1778 Beaumarchais play The Marriage of Figaro, with material also used from its two sequels. It was released in 1929 in the US as a silent film, then reissued there in 1932 with an added music track, recorded by SpA Bixiophone, under the title IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA.



  1. ^ Waldman & Slide p.71


  • Waldman, Harry & Slide, Anthony. Hollywood and the Foreign Touch: A Dictionary of Foreign Filmmakers and Their Films from America, 1910-1995. Scarecrow Press, 1996.

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