Juarez (movie)

Posted on 15th May 2018  in List of historical films

Juarez or Juarez and Maximilian is an American film directed by William Dieterle , released in 1939 .

Technical sheet

  • Title: Juarez
  • Director: William Dieterle , assisted by Irving Rapper (uncredited)
  • Scenario: John Huston , Aeneas MacKenzie and Wolfgang Reinhardt from the play “Juarez and Maximilian” by Franz Werfel and the novel “The Phantom crown” of Bertita Harding
  • Production: Henry Blanke (Associate Producer), Hal B. Wallis (Executive Producer)
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures , First National Pictures
  • Photography: Tony Gaudio
  • Editing: Warren Low
  • Music: Erich Wolfgang Korngold
  • Artistic direction: Anton Grot
  • Costumes: Orry-Kelly
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: Black and White – 35mm – 1.37: 1 – Sound: Mono
  • Genre: Drama , Biography , Historical Film
  • Duration: 132 minutes
  • Release dates: United States : (first in New York ),(national exit); France : 

Distribution

  • Paul Muni : Benito Pablo Juárez
  • Bette Davis : Empress Carlota Von Habsburg ( Charlotte of Belgium )
  • Brian Aherne : Emperor Maximilian
  • Claude Rains : Napoleon III
  • John Garfield : General Porfirio Diaz
  • Donald Crisp : Marshal Bazaine
  • Joseph Calleia : Alejandro Uradi
  • Gale Sondergaard : Empress Eugenie
  • Gilbert Roland : Colonel Miguel Lopez
  • Henry O’Neill : General Miguel Miramon
  • Louis Calhern : LeMarc
  • Montagu Love : Joseph de Montares
  • Harry Davenport : Dr. Samuel Basch
  • Walter Kingsford : Prince Richard Metternich
  • Georgia Caine : Countess Battenberg
  • John Miljan : General Mariano Escobedo
  • Vladimir Sokoloff : Cancilio
  • Monte Blue : Lerdo of Tajada
  • Pedro de Cordoba : Riva Palacio
  • Mickey Kuhn : Augustin Iturbide

And, among the uncredited actors:

  • Noble Johnson : General Regules
  • Fred Malatesta : Señor Salas
  • Robert Warwick : Major Du Pont
  • Douglas Wood : Mr. Hartman

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