La Châtelaine du Liban

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La Châtelaine du Liban
Directed by Jean Epstein
Produced by Marcel Vandal
Charles Delac
Written by Jean Epstein
Pierre Benoit
Based on The Lady of Lebanon by Pierre Benoit
Starring Spinelly
Jean Murat
Music by Alexandre Tansman
Walter Winnig
Cinematography Armand Thirard
Edited by Marthe Bassi
Vandal et Delac
Distributed by Pathé Consortium Cinéma
Release dates
  • 2 February 1934 (1934-02-02)
Running time
96 minutes
Country France
Language French

La Châtelaine du Liban is a 1934 French thriller film directed by Jean Epstein, starring Spinelly and Jean Murat. The narrative is set in Syria and follows a web of espionage with clashes between the French and British secret services, with a beautiful young woman at the centre. The film is based on the 1924 novel The Lady of Lebanon by Pierre Benoit. Filming took place between July and December 1933 in France, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. It premiered on 2 February 1934.[1]


  • Jean Murat as captain Domèvre
  • Spinelly as Athelstane, countess Orloff
  • Gaby Basset as Maroussia
  • Albert Decoeur as the general
  • Marguerite Templey as the general's wife
  • George Grossmith as colonel Hobson
  • Ernest Ferny as captain Walter
  • André Marnay as colonel Hennequin
  • Georges Prieur as colonel Maret
  • Georgé as Gardafuy
  • Acho Chakatouny as Djoun
  • Michèle Verly as Michelle

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "La Châtelaine du Liban". (in French). Cinémathèque Française. Retrieved 2014-08-21.