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Released on January 12 of 1956 in the USA, "Diane" (also known as "Diana la cortigiana", "Diane - Kurtisane von Frankreich") is a Drama/History/Romance film directed by David Miller . Lana Turner is starring, alongside Roger Moore, Pedro Armendáriz, Marisa Pavan, Cedric Hardwicke and Torin Thatcher.

Lana Turner dares the devil in... Diane

Who is the director of "Diane":

Diane was directed by David Miller, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.

Before making Diane, David Miller had directed Sudden Fear, released in 1952, Saturday's Hero (1951), Our Very Own (1950), Love Happy (1949), Flying Tigers (1942), and Sunday Punch (1942). Since, he directed The Opposite Sex, released in 1956, The Story of Esther Costello (1957), Happy Anniversary (1959), Midnight Lace (1960), Back Street (1961), and Captain Newman, M.D. (1963).

When was "Diane" released:

Diane was first released in the United States on Thursday, January 12, 1956.. This was sixty-four (64) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, October 02, 1956 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Diane":

At the casting of Diane we find Lana Turner, previously seen in The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) and The Sea Chase (1955); Roger Moore (The King's Thief (1955), Interrupted Melody (1955)); Pedro Armendáriz (Lucrèce Borgia (1953), El Bruto (1953)) [ more... ]

  • Ian Wolfe and Roger Moore, Ronald Green, Paul Cavanagh, Melville Cooper also appeared together in The King's Thief, released in 1955.
  • Lana Turner, Taina Elg, Henry Daniell and Paul Cavanagh have all also be seen in The Prodigal, released in 1955.
  • Melville Cooper and Cedric Hardwicke, Henry Daniell have all also be seen in The Story of Mankind, released in 1957.
  • Ian Wolfe and Cedric Hardwicke, Taina Elg also appeared together in Gaby, released in 1956.
  • Torin Thatcher, Henry Daniell and Ian Wolfe also appeared together in Witness for the Prosecution, released in 1957.

What is the Storyline of "Diane":

The action is set in 16th century France.

Diane de Poitiers (Lana Turner), mistress of Prince Henri (Roger Moore), the future King Henry II, rises to a position of absolute power through her manipulation of the men in her life. Those men include King Francis I (Pedro Armendariz) and Diane's husband, the Count de Brèze (Torin Thatcher). Diane's principal foe is the scheming Catherine de' Medici (Marisa Pavan), who for the first time in her life has met her match.


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