1848 (film)

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Directed by Marguerite de la Mure
Victoria Mercanton
Starring Bernard Blier
Narrated by Bernard Blier
Music by Guy Bernard
Cinematography André Dumaître
Release date
  • 1949 (1949)
Running time
20 minutes
Country France
Language French

1848 (French: La Révolution de 1848) is a 1949 French short documentary film directed by Marguerite de la Mure and Victoria Mercanton and starring Bernard Blier.


The film explains the French Revolution of 1848. Bernard Blier's narration is supported by pictures once drawn by contemporary artists including Honoré Daumier.


1848 was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1][2]


The Academy Film Archive preserved 1848 in 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "NY Times: 1848". NY Times. Retrieved 24 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "The 22nd Academy Awards (1950) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 

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