6.8/10
9
1 user

The Ironmaster (1933)

Le maître de forges (original title)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

J'accuse! (1919)
Drama | Horror | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Romuald Joubé, Maxime Desjardins, Séverin-Mars
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

At the end of the 15th Century, Rome is ruled ruthlessly by power mad and sex hungry Cesare Borgia, the eldest son of Pope Alexander VI. Following the advice of his chief adviser Niccolo ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Gabriel Gabrio, Maurice Escande
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Lyrical biography of the classical composer, depicted as a romantical hero, an accursed artist.

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Harry Baur, Annie Ducaux, Jany Holt
Poliche (1934)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Didier Méreuil, affectionately called Poliche, is in love with Rosine, a beautiful girl, so he does everything to please her. She does not love him, and accepts a seductive airplane pilot ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Constant Rémy, Marie Bell, Alexander D'Arcy
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Georges Milton, Samson Fainsilber, Tania Fédor
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Antonin Artaud, Gaston Dubosc, Alice Dufrene
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Marguerite Gautier is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hopes of a career and position ... See full summary »

Directors: Fernand Rivers, Abel Gance
Stars: Yvonne Printemps, Pierre Fresnay, Jane Marken
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Claire de Beaulieu
Léon Belières ...
Monsieur Moulinet
Paule Andral ...
Marquise de Beaulieu
Jacques Dumesnil ...
Gaston de Bligny
Henri Rollan ...
Philippe Derblay
Rivers Cadet ...
Baron de Prefont
Christiane Delyne ...
Athenais de Moulinet
Ghislaine Bru ...
Suzanne Derblay
Guy Parzy ...
Octave de Beaulieu
Irma Génin ...
Baronne de Prefont
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Dulac
Jane Marken
Marcel Maupi
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 November 1933 (France)  »

Also Known As:

O Grande Industrial  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Il padrone delle ferriere (1919) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Aristocracy vs manufacturers.
23 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

The cast and credits read "a film by Fernand Rivers supervised by Abel Gance".

Gaby Morlay in one of her countless melodramas .She plays a young aristocrat whose family is completely broke.Her fiancé,a duke marries her rival,a rich lumpish bourgeois.So she marries in money with a wealthy manufacturer but she refuses to consummate the marriage .She will soon discover that her hubby has got a big heart.

Gance might have filmed the short sequences which take place in the factory,with the molten metal,which are more inventive than the rest which is routine melodrama.Best sequences are those when the Bourgeois tries to become a Gentihomme:as Molière proved it in the Seventeenth century,it's "mission:impossible".He overturns the countess's cup of tea,and ,during the posh meal,his crude manners cannot fool his refined son-in-law and the servants.

Like this?Try these....

"Les Affaires Sont les Affaires" Jean Dréville 1942

"Le Roman D'Un Jeune Homme Pauvre " Abel Gance 1935

"The skin game" Alfred Hitchcock 1931


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Ironmaster (1933) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?