Adventures of the Barber of Seville

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Adventures of the Barber of Seville
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Film poster
Directed by Ladislao Vajda
Written byJesús María de Arozamena
Alex Joffé
Jean Marsan
Cesare Sterbini
Based on The Barber of Seville by Pierre Beaumarchais
Produced by Pierre Gérin
Benito Perojo
Miguel Tudela
Starring Luis Mariano
Lolita Sevilla
Danielle Godet
CinematographyAntonio L. Ballesteros
Edited byAntonio Ramírez de Loaysa
Henri Taverna
Music by Francis Lopez
Producciones Benito Perojo
Les Productions Cinématographiques
Mars Film
Distributed by CIFESA
Release date
  • 7 May 1954 (1954-05-07)
Running time
92 minutes

Adventures of the Barber of Seville (French: L'aventurier de Séville, Spanish: Aventuras del barbero de Sevilla) is a 1954 French-Spanish comedy film directed by Ladislao Vajda and starring Luis Mariano, Lolita Sevilla and Danielle Godet. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival. [1]



Figaro, a singing barber, gets caught by some bandits who use his abilities to attract travelers and assault them. To escape justice he joins the army. Meanwhile, the bandits are all captured where the authorities give them a stark choice - death by garrote or join the army. Both the bandits and Figaro end up serving in the same military company. They are shipped to Puerto Rico and fight pirates, returning to Spain with acclaim. Now he will know the rich salons and the bright side of life.


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  1. "Festival de Cannes: Adventures of the Barber of Seville". Retrieved 24 January 2009.