The Rise of Catherine the Great

1934 NR 1h 35m DVD

The Rise of Catherine the Great

1934 NR 1h 35m DVD
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History comes alive in this drama featuring Elisabeth Bergner as Sophia Augusta Frederika, the German princess renamed Catherine who marries Peter (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.), the grand duke of Russia. The union quickly falters as Peter's demons take over. Before long, he has placed another woman in his bed and begun his reign of terror. His citizens carry out a coup that finally places Catherine in power, but requires her to make a painful choice.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elisabeth Bergner, Flora Robson, Gerald du Maurier, Irene Vanbrugh, Joan Gardner, Dorothy Hale, Diana Napier, Griffith Jones, Gibb McLaughlin
Paul Czinner
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital Mono
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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