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THE RISE OF CATHERINE THE GREAT


Title of the Film THE RISE OF CATHERINE THE GREAT
Alternative Titles CATHERINE THE GREAT
English Titles  
Year of Release 1934
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 95
Length (in meters) 2638
Colour b/w
Genre Biography, drama
Based on/Source Play by Lajos Biro and Melchior Lengyel
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda, Ludovico Toeplitz
Director Paul Czinner
Cast Elisabeth Bergner, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Flora Robson, Gerald du Maurier, Irene Vanbrugh, Diana Napier
Literature Mein Film (Vienna), no. 422 (January 1934)
Pariser Tageblatt, 21 January 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 3 Februar 1934
Times, 7 February 1934
New York Times, 15 February 1934
Punch, 21 February 1934
Brauner Mob gegen Bergner-Film. Pariser Tageblatt, 10 March 1934
Das Kino-Journal (Vienna), 10 March 1934
Österreichische Film-Zeitung, 10 March 1934
Elisabeth Bergner - Two German Publics. Jewish Chronicle, 16 March 1934
London Mercury, April 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 9 June 1934
Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1934
Jewish Chronicle, 24 August 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 25 August 1934
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/442697/index.html
Special notes Screenplay by Lajos Biro, Arthur Wimperis, Marjorie Deans, Melchior Lengyel
Art director: Vincent Korda
Music: Ernst Toch




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