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INTRODUCTION:
Prix de beauté is the story of a typist stuck in a dull job (with a jealous fiance) whose life changes when she wins a beauty contest. The film is available on video and DVD.


CAST:
Louise Brooks .... Lucienne
Georges Charlia .... André
H. Bandini .... Antonin
A. Nicolle .... Le secrétaire du journal
M. Ziboulsky .... Le manager
Yves Glad .... Le maharajah
Alex Bernard .... Le photographe
Gaston Jacquet .... Le Duc
Jean Bradin .... Prince de Grabovsky
Fanny Clair .... (uncredited)
Raymonde Sonny .... (uncredited)

CREDITS:
Studio: SOFAR Film (La Societe des Films Artistiques)
Director: Augusto Genina (imdb)
Writing Credits: Screenplay by Augusto Genina, René Clair, Bernard Zimmer, and Alessandro de Stefani from an original story idea by René Clair (and G.W. Pabst)
Format: Sound - black & white
Cinematography: Rudolph Maté, Louis Née
Cinematography Assistant: Edmond T. Gréville
Musical Editor: Francis Salsbert
Sound editor and musical adaption: Horace Shepherd
Original music: Wolfgang Zeller; René Sylviano; Horace Shepherd
Sound Recordings: Hermann Storr
Sound Montage: E. Kratsch
Set Design: Robert Gys
Louise Brooks' Costume Design: Jean Patou
Casting: Fernard Lefebvre
Production dates: August 29 - September 27, 1929
Running Time: 109 minutes
Release Date: August 20, 1930
Country of Origin: France

Alternate Titles:   Vanidad (Argentina); Beauty Prize (England); Miss Europe (England); Miss Europa (Germany); Preis der Schönheit (Germany); Der Schönheitpreis (Germany); Miss Europa (Italy); Premio di bellezza (Italy); Regina di bellezza (Italy); Premija par skaistumu (Latvia); Schoonheidsprijs (Netherlands); Nagroda pieknosci (Poland); Prémio de beleza (Portugal); Nagrada za lepoto (Slovenia); Premio de belleza (Spain); Beauty Prize (United States); Miss Europe (United States); Vanidad (Venezuela)

 

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