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The scarlet empress

Format: DVD 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD Scarlet
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
 
Call Number  DVD Scarlet
 
 
Summary
After being forced into marriage with Russia's mad Grand Duke, terrified ingenue Princess Sophia evolves into sexual libertine Catherine the Great, amassing power - and wit - along the way.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 109.
Subjects Catherine -- II, -- Empress of Russia, -- 1729-1796 -- Film and video adaptations.
Catherine -- II, -- Empress of Russia, -- 1729-1796 -- Drama.
Feature films.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Drama.
Russia -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796 -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.] :Criterion Collection,2001
Edition Full screen version.
Other Titles World of Josef von Sternberg.
Mémoires de l'impératrice Catherine II.
Josef von Sternberg's The scarlet empress
Contributors Dietrich, Marlene.
Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985.
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Dresser, Louise, 1878-1965.
Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948.
Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796. Mémoires de l'impératrice Catherine II.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser, C. Aubrey Smith.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Bert Glennon ; editor, Josef von Sternberg ; music, Josef von Sternberg, Felix Mendelssohn.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Language English
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
Notes "Based on a diary of Catherine II."
Originally released as motion picture in 1934.
Includes: The world of Josef von Sternberg (20 min.) / research, script, interview, Kevin Brownlow ; producer and director, Barrie Gavin ; BBC-TV.
Written tribute to Von Sternberg by Jack Smith included in container insert.
Special features include luminous new digital transfer with restored image and sound, production stills, and lobby cards.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono, RSDL dual-layer ed.
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1559409169
9781559409162
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