Mr. Beaucaire (movie, 1924)

Monsieur Beaucaire is an American film Sidney Olcott released in 1924 , based on the novel Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington .


The Duke of Chartres is in love with Princess Henriette, but she rejects his advances. He fled to England under the name of M. Beaucaire, and lives like a commoner. He forces the Duke of Winterset to introduce him to Lady Mary, whom he has fallen in love with.


  • Rudolph Valentino : Duke of Chartres / Beaucaire
  • Bebe Daniels : Princess Henriette
  • Lois Wilson : Queen Mary of France
  • Doris Kenyon : Lady Mary
  • Lowell Sherman : King Louis XV
  • Paulette Duval : Madame de Pompadour
  • John Davidson : Richelieu
  • Oswald Yorke : Miropoix
  • Flora Finch : Duchess of Montmorency
  • Ian Maclaren : Duke of Winterset

And, among the uncredited actors:

  • André Daven : Duc de Nemours
  • Brian Donlevy : Prom guests
  • Nat Pendleton : barber

Technical sheet

  • Director: Sidney Olcott
  • Scenario: Booth Tarkington after his novel
  • Costumes: Georges Barbier , Natacha Rambova
  • Distribution: Paramount
  • Duration: 106 min
  • Release date : 

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