Morgane, the Enchantress

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Morgane, the Enchantress
Directed by Léonce Perret
Written by
Produced byLéonce Perret
Franco Films
Distributed byFranco Films
Release date
2 March 1928
Running time
90 minutes
French intertitles

Morgane, the Enchantress (French: Morgane la sirène) is a 1928 French silent drama film directed by Léonce Perret and starring Claire de Lorez, Iván Petrovich and Pierre Renoir. [1] The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques-Laurent Atthalin. The future British director Michael Powell worked as a still photographer on the film.



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