|Directed by||Pierre Billon|
|Screenplay by||Jean Cocteau|
|Based on||Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo|
|Produced by|| Georges Legrand |
|Starring|| Danielle Darrieux |
|Edited by||Maurice Serein|
|Music by||Georges Auric|
Films André Paulvé
Productions Georges Legrand
|Distributed by|| DisCina |
|15 February 1948|
|Box office||2,453,187 admissions (France) |
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