Une cause célèbre

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There are a number of dramatic works using this title:

(Not including the English play Cause Célèbre (1975) by Terence Rattigan.)

Une cause célèbre by Adolphe d'Ennery and Eugene Cormon

Une cause célèbre is a drama in six parts ("Drame en six parties") by Adolphe Phillipe d'Ennery (1811-1899)[1] and Eugene Cormon ()[]

Translations and adaptations

Was the basic text for A Celebrated Case, an American silent film starring Alice Joyce, Guy Coombs and Marguerite Courtot. It is based on the 1877 play Une cause célèbre by Adolphe Philippe Dennery and Eugene Cormon. A French soldier is wrongfully sentenced to the galleys for the murder of his wife.


Facsimile version of the cover page of the original French text[2]

Une cause célèbre, ou l'Héritier de Manchester by Lurieu Gabriel ()

Une cause célèbre, ou l'Héritier de Manchester, drame en 3 actes, par Lurieu Gabriel [en collaboration avec Théaulon]. [Paris, Gaîté, 25 mai 1837.] Date de l'édition originale : 1837