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The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918)

A propagandistic view of the First World War, showing the political greed of the German Kaiser Wilhelm, the resistance of some of his own soldiers, and fanciful prediction of the nature of ... See full summary »

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Rupert Julian

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Julian ... The Kaiser
Elmo Lincoln ... Marcas, the Blacksmith
Nigel De Brulier ... Capt. von Neigle
Lon Chaney ... Bethmann-Hollweg
Harry von Meter ... Capt. von Hancke
Harry Carter ... Gen. von Kluck
Joseph W. Girard ... Ambassador Gerard
Harry Holden Harry Holden ... Gen. Joffre
Ruth Clifford ... Gabrielle
Gretchen Lederer ... Bertha von Neigle
Betty Carpenter ... Bride
Ruby Lafayette Ruby Lafayette ... Grandmother Marcas
Zoe Rae ... Gretel
Mark Fenton Mark Fenton ... Adm. von Tirpitz
Jay Smith Jay Smith ... Marshal von Hindenburg
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Storyline

A propagandistic view of the First World War, showing the political greed of the German Kaiser Wilhelm, the resistance of some of his own soldiers, and fanciful prediction of the nature of the war's end. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Ruper Julian's sensational Expose of the Kaisers intimate life - -

Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 March 1918 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beast of Berlin See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Is on AFI's "Lost Films" list. See more »

Goofs

A picture used in this film's entry at silentera.com shows Mr. Julien with his hands on his hips, revealing that his arms are about the same length. In fact, Wilhelm's left arm was shorter than his right and had been crippled due to a botched delivery; he could barely move it at all. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hollywood: Hollywood Goes to War (1980) See more »

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