The Crusades

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The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and originally released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Loretta Young as Berengaria of Navarre and Henry Wilcoxon as Richard I of England. read more

The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and originally released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Loretta Young as Berengaria of Navarre and Henry Wilcoxon as Richard I of England. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Victor Milner) as well as for Best Foreign Film at the Venice Film Festival in 1935.

Original Release

09/19/1935

US Release

10/25/1935

Cast

Loretta Young Berengaria - Princess of Navarre / Berengaria, Princess of Navarre
Henry Wilcoxon Richard - King of England / Richard, King of England
Ian Keith Saladin - Sultan of Islam / Saladin
C. Aubrey Smith The Hermit
Katherine DeMille Alice - Princess of France / Alice, Princess of France
Joseph Schildkraut Conrad - Marquis of Montferrat / Conrad, Marquis of Montferrat
Alan Hale Blondel
C. Henry Gordon Philip the Second - King of France / Philip the Second, King of France
George Barbier Sancho - King of Navarre / Sancho, King of Navarre
Montagu Love The Blacksmith
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Cecil B. DeMille

Writers

Dudley Nichols, Waldemar Young, Harold Lamb, Charles Brackett, Howard Higgin, Jeanie Macpherson

Cast

Loretta Young Berengaria - Princess of Navarre / Berengaria, Princess of Navarre
Henry Wilcoxon Richard - King of England / Richard, King of England
Ian Keith Saladin - Sultan of Islam / Saladin
C. Aubrey Smith The Hermit
Katherine DeMille Alice - Princess of France / Alice, Princess of France
Joseph Schildkraut Conrad - Marquis of Montferrat / Conrad, Marquis of Montferrat
Alan Hale Blondel
C. Henry Gordon Philip the Second - King of France / Philip the Second, King of France
George Barbier Sancho - King of Navarre / Sancho, King of Navarre
Montagu Love The Blacksmith
Ramsay Hill John - Prince of England / John, Prince of England
Lumsden Hare Robert - Earl of Leicester / Robert, Earl of Leicester
Maurice Murphy Alan - Richard's Squire / Alan, Richard's Squire
William Farnum Hugo - Duke of Burgundy / Hugo, Duke of Burgundy
Hobart Bosworth Frederick - Duke of the Germans / Frederick, Duke of the Germans
Pedro de Cordoba Karakush
Mischa Auer Monk
Albert Conti Leopold - Duke of Austria / Leopold, Duke of Austria
Sven Hugo Borg Sverre - the Norse King / Sverre, the Norse King
Paul Sotoff Michael - Prince of Russia / Michael, Prince of Russia

Producers

Henry Herzbrun Executive Producer
Cecil B. DeMille Producer

Editors

Anne Bauchens

1936 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
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