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Cast

Credited cast:
Germaine Rouer Germaine Rouer ... Valérie Marneffe
Henri Baudin Henri Baudin ... Baron Hulot
Alice Tissot Alice Tissot ... Elisabeth ' Lisbeth ' Fisher, la cousine Bette
Charles Lamy Charles Lamy ... Marneffe
François Rozet François Rozet ... Le comte Wenceslas Steinbock
Suzy Pierson Suzy Pierson ... Josepha
Jane Huteau Jane Huteau ... Jenny Cadine
Léon Guillot de Saix Léon Guillot de Saix ... Claude Vignon
Mansuelle Mansuelle ... Célestin Crevel
Andrée Brabant ... La comtesse Hortense Steinbock
Maria Carli Maria Carli ... Adeline, baronne Hulot d'Ervy Hulot
Nell Haroun Nell Haroun ... Le baron Montejanes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcel Blancard Marcel Blancard ... Victorin Hulot
Eugène de Creus Eugène de Creus ... Le maréchal Hulot
Lily Fairlie Lily Fairlie
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

30 November 1928 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Cousin Bette See more »

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Astor Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The film was reduced from 4,000 m to 2,660 m, with the permission of the author. See more »

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Version of Cousin Bette (1998) See more »

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Ponderous silent literary adaptation.
26 October 2018 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

The appeal of the Honoré de Balzac original as a subject for film adaptation is hard to fathom. This grim late silent French version is a remarkably ugly production even with it's giggle worthy moments. The glamorous Josepha is particularly grotesque.

Poor Alice Tissot wreaks her vengeance on the relatives who have deprived and marginalised her at great length. The odd Paris location intrudes into the ponderous studio simulations. There is money on the screen but none of it seems to have been well spent.


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