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The Scarlet Empress


Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser View All


Josef von Sternberg (Director), Catherine II (Writer), Manuel Komroff (Writer) View All

Release: Jan. 1st, 1934
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
During the 18th century, German noblewoman Sophia Frederica, who would later become Catherine the Great, travels to Moscow to marry the dimwitted Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Their arranged marriage proves to be loveless, and Catherine takes many lovers, including the handsome Count Alexei, and bears a son. When the unstable Peter eventually ascends to the throne, Catherine plots to oust him from power.
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I felt like the Tsars castle was this dark, heavy, dreadful place with huge rooms and heavy wooden beam construction.


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