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Director:
Writers:
René Clair (idea and adaptation) and
Georg Wilhelm Pabst (adaptation)
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Release Date:
1 August 1930 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Louise Brooks ... Lucienne Garnier
Georges Charlia ... André
Augusto Bandini ... Antonin (as H. Bandini)
André Nicolle ... Le secrétaire du journal (as A. Nicolle)
Marc Ziboulsky ... Le manager (as M. Ziboulsky)
Yves Glad ... Le maharajah
Alex Bernard ... Le photographe
Gaston Jacquet ... Le Duc
Jean Bradin ... Prince de Grabovsky
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Crémieux
Fanny Clair ... (uncredited)
Hélène Regelly ... Lucienne (voice) (uncredited)
Raymonde Sonny ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Augusto Genina  (as A. Genina)
 
Writing credits
René Clair (idea and adaptation)

Georg Wilhelm Pabst  adaptation

Produced by
Romain Pinès .... producer
 
Original Music by
Horace Shepherd 
René Sylviano 
Wolfgang Zeller 
 
Cinematography by
Rudolph Maté  (as R. Maté)
Louis Née 
 
Film Editing by
Edmond T. Gréville 
 
Production Design by
Robert Gys 
 
Production Management
Fernand Lefebvre .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edmond T. Gréville .... assistant director (as Edmond Gréville)
 
Sound Department
E. Kratsch .... sound editor
Hermann Storr .... sound (as H. Storr)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jean Patou .... dresses: Louise Brooks
 
Music Department
Francis Salabert .... musical director
Horace Shepherd .... musical adaptation and synchronization
 
Other crew
Fernand Lefebvre .... stage manager
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Prix de beauté (Miss Europe)" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
France:93 min | Germany:108 min (23 fps) (restored silent version) | USA:93 min
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Trivia:
Opening night film of the 2013 San Francisco Silent Film Festival.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Lulu in Berlin (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
Je n'ai qu'un amour, c'est toiSee more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
One of the BEST silent foreign films, 13 May 1999
Author: Louise-14 from Dallas



Artisticly shot, actors portray exactly their role. You get a real feeling watching Lucienne ascend from poverty to the most beautiful girl around. A sense of tragedy to triumph to tragedy again. All in all I have seen this film at least 10 times. And can VERY well say that Prix De Beute' (the Beauty Prize, Miss Europe) is a MAJOR favorite in my silent film collection. The expressiveness of Louise Brooks is perfect and I recommend this film to ANYONE who appreciates artistic beauty coupled with a tragic story line.

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