The French-Italian-Spanish film "La Tulipe noire" ("The Black Tulip") was released on 28 February 1964. The film was directed by Christian-Jaque and written by Henri Jeanson slightly based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Main stars are Alain Delon, Virna Lisi and Dawn Addams. The music was composed by Alain Goraguer.
|"La Tulipe noire" poster|
In 1789 aristocrat Guillaume de Saint Preux leads a double life as the masked bandit the Black Tulip. During a robbery the Tulip's face is scared and afterwards Guillaume asks his twin brother Julien to impersonate him...
Julien de Saint Preux aka The Black Tulip|
Julien de Saint Preux and |
Virna Lisi as Caroline Plantin
- Alain Delon as Julien de Saint Preux / Guillaume de Saint Preux
- Virna Lisi as Caroline Plantin
- Adolfo Marsillach as Baron La Mouche
- Dawn Addams as Marquise Catherine de Vigogne
- Akim Tamiroff as Marquis de Vigogne
- Laura Valenzuela as Lisette
- George Rigaud as Polizeichef
- Francis Blanche as Plantin
- José Jaspe as Brignon
- Robert Manuel as Prince Alexandre de Grassillac de Morvan-Le-Breau
|Virna Lisi as Caroline Plantin|
Delon and Dawn
Addams at the filming set|
- Alain Delon made this film after seeing the success of Jean-Paul Belmondo in “Cartouche” (1962).
"La Tulipe noire" trailer