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The Scarlet Empress

The Scarlet Empress(1934)

Also Known As: Catherine II | Catherine the Great | Her Regiment of Lovers |

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Brief Synopsis

A young innocent masters the decadent ways of Imperial Russia in order to reign as Catherine the Great.

Cast & Crew

Marlene Dietrich Sophia Frederica/Catherine II
John Lodge Count Alexei
Sam Jaffe Grand Duke Peter
Louise Dresser Empress Elizabeth
C. Aubrey Smith Prince August
Gavin Gordon Gregory Orloff
Olive Tell Princess Johanna
Ruthelma Stevens Countess Elisabeth
Davison Clark Archimandrite Simeon Tevedovsky/Arch-Episcope
Erville Alderson Chancellor Bestucheff
Phillip Sleeman Count Lestocq
Marie Wells Marie Tshoglokof
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1934 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Productions, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Paramount Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  100 or 103-104 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • The Scarlet Empress

    Dashiell B. 2013-01-21

    An underrated camp film from the pairing of director Von Sternberg & star Dietrich. Charting the rise of power of Catherine II from the maniacal family... MORE>

  • The Scarlet Empress

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-12

    ***** MORE>

  • The Scarlet Empress (1934)

    James Higgins 2010-03-16

    85/100. A rather unusual film, director Josef von Sternberg's stylish and offbeat direction certainly makes this an interesting movie. What a... MORE>