Michel Strogoff (1936 film)

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Michel Strogoff
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Theatrical film poster
Directed by
Written by
Based on Michael Strogoff
by Jules Verne
Produced by Joseph N. Ermolieff
Cinematography Ewald Daub
A. O. Weitzenberg
Edited by Jean Delannoy
Music by Hans Sommer
Les Productions Ermolieff
Distributed by Films Sonores Tobis
Release date
  • 10 March 1936 (1936-03-10)
Running time
100 minutes

Michel Strogoff is a 1936 French historical adventure film directed by Jacques de Baroncelli and Richard Eichberg and starring Anton Walbrook, Colette Darfeuil and Armand Bernard. [1] It is an adaptation of the 1876 novel Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne. A separate German version The Czar's Courier was also made.


The film's sets were designed by the art director Alexandre Lochakoff. It was made by the French subsidiary of Tobis Film and shot at the Epinay Studios in Paris and the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin. Location shooting took place mainly in Bulgaria and at the Johannisthal Air Field.


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