Beauty and the Devil Movie Review 1950

Information and Film Reviews for Beauty and the Devil the Movie

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Ambitious retelling of the Faust legend finds old Faust (Simon) willing to sell his soul to the Devil, courtesy of his agent Mephistopheles (Philipe), in return for youth and beauty to pursue the beautiful woman he loves. Clair has his actors trade roles midway through as Faust makes his bargain. French with subtitles.

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Water Bearer Films, Inc., 3237 Timberwood Pkwy., Charlottesville, VA 22911, Phone: (434)923-8686, Toll-free: 800-551-8304, Fax: (434)923-4560, Email: sales@waterbearerfilms.com, URL: http://www.waterbearerfilms.com

Available on VHS
Running time 97 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Fantasy, Folklore & Legends, Devils
Screenplay
Rene Clair, Armand Salacrou
Cast
Michel Simon, Gerard Philipe, Simone Valere, Raymond Cordy, Gaston Modot, Paolo Stoppa, Nicole Besnard
Cinematography
Michel Kelber
Director
Rene Clair
Music
Roman Vlad

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