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Désirée (1954)

11/16/1954 (US) DramaRomance 1h 50m

The life...the women...the conquests of Napoleon!


In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an aid to Napoleon who later joins the forces that bring about the Emperor's downfall. Josephine Beauharnais, a worldly courtesan marries Napoleon and becomes Empress of France, but is then cast aside by her spouse when she proves unable to produce an heir to the throne.

  1. Henry Koster


  2. Daniel Taradash


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  2. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    Desiree Clary

  3. Merle Oberon

    Merle Oberon

    Empress Josephine

  4. Michael Rennie

    Michael Rennie


  5. Cameron Mitchell

    Cameron Mitchell

    Joseph Bonaparte

  6. Elizabeth Sellars

    Elizabeth Sellars


  7. Charlotte Austin

    Charlotte Austin

    Paulette Bonaparte

  8. Cathleen Nesbitt

    Cathleen Nesbitt

    Mme. Bonaparte

  9. Evelyn Varden

    Evelyn Varden


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Original Language English

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