Madame Du Barry (1934 film)

Madame DuBarry

Promotional poster for the film.
Directed by William Dieterle
Written by Edward Chodorov
Starring Dolores del Rio
Reginald Owen
Victor Jory
Music by Heinz Roemheld
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release dates
  • October 13, 1934 (1934-10-13)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory and Osgood Perkins. The film portrays the life of Madame Du Barry, the last mistress of King Louis XV of France.[1] While this film does not serve accuracy to Madame Du Barry, it does feature antiques and jewelry that came from the actual days when Madame Du Barry lived. This film was released just as the Hollywood Production Code was taking full swing, and faced many problems with censors of the time. Scenes of this film had to be removed before its release or else it would have not been approved for release.



  1. Madame DuBarry details,; accessed June 8, 2016.
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