MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,285 this week

Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)
"Si Versailles m'était conté" (original title)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 305 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.

Director:

Writer:

(scenario and dialogue)
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 500 titles
created 23 Mar 2012
 
a list of 300 titles
created 03 Jul 2012
 
a list of 16 titles
created 20 Nov 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 20 Sep 2013
 
a list of 602 titles
created 21 Aug 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)

Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Royal Affairs in Versailles.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Doctor at Sea (1955)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A bachelor doctor goes to sea to escape the boredom of shore practice, but studies the nurses more than medicine, and Brigitte Bardot is around.

Director: Ralph Thomas
Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda de Banzie, Brigitte Bardot
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Virgil Renchler owns most of the town providing a thriving economy. When his men go to far and kill one of his migrant workmen, the sheriff goes after him even if it means his job and everyone else's.

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller
Certificate: GP Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Cellist Gaspard is living in a big house in the country with his son and three nieces. He likes being quiet. One day, his modest car bumps into a Rolls-Royce, driven by Felicia, a young, ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Deville
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Daniel Ceccaldi
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale
Crime | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love ... See full summary »

Directors: David Eady, George More O'Ferrall, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Orson Welles, John Gregson, Elizabeth Sellars
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Handsome dentist Herve Dandieu, temporarily separated from his new, delectable wife Virginie by a lovers' tiff, is picked up by sexy dance teacher Anita Flores...object blackmail. Sensing ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Henri Vidal, Dawn Addams
Black Magic (1949)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.

Directors: Gregory Ratoff, Orson Welles
Stars: Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Basato su una novella di Luigi Pirandello, il film racconta le traversie del mite Paolino, maestro elementare, che deve trovare il modo di far accoppiare il rude Perella, capitano di ... See full summary »

Director: Steno
Stars: Totò, Orson Welles, Viviane Romance
Musical | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

The film is a combination of acts strung together with a story of a theater janitor, played by the comedian Manuel Valdes, who tries to persuade two film producers to make a movie about ... See full summary »

Director: Tito Davison
Stars: Miguel Aceves Mejía, Alejandro Algara, Luis Aragón
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Mario Bonnard
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Pierre Cressoy, Lucia Bosé
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Daniel Gélin
Stars: Danièle Delorme, Daniel Gélin, Jean Chevrier
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Marcel Blistène
Stars: Édith Piaf, Marcel Herrand, Jules Berry
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Auclair ...
Jacques Damiens
...
...
Jeanne Boitel ...
Gilbert Bokanowski ...
Louis XVI (as Gilbert Boka)
...
Un guide du musée de Versailles
Gino Cervi ...
Jean Chevrier ...
Aimé Clariond ...
Rivarol
...
Nicole Courcel ...
Madame de Chalis
Danièle Delorme ...
Yves Deniaud ...
Le paysan
...
Jean Collinet
Fernand Gravey ...
Edit

Storyline

Witty narration follows the history of Versailles Palace; founded by Louis XIII, enlarged by autocratic Louis XIV, whose personal affairs and amours, and those of his two successors, are followed in more detail to the start of the Revolution, after which the story is brought rapidly up to date. A huge cast plays mainly historical persons who appear briefly. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Affairs of State Waited on the State of Their "Affairs" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | History

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

8 March 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Affairs in Versailles  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Following its premiere at the Opera, the film caused a controversy over the historic "mistakes" committed by Sacha Guitry. See more »

Connections

Featured in Sacha Guitry et le cinéma: un amour masqué (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Ah ça ira
arranged by Claude Balbastre
(1793)
Sung by Édith Piaf
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a beautiful picture book
6 December 1998 | by (Montreal Canada) – See all my reviews

a few historical errors, but a lovingly told story with a great cast.

Sacha Guitry, in the last years of his life made two excellent movies, this one and "Napoléon". He later made "Si Paris m'était conté" which is better forgotten.


4 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?