Paul I, the Emperor of All Russia, becomes the target of a deadly conspiracy.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Emil Jannings ... Czar Paul I
Florence Vidor ... Countess Ostermann
Lewis Stone ... Count Pahlen
Vera Voronina ... Mademoiselle Lapoukhine
Neil Hamilton ... Crown Prince Alexander
Harry Cording ... Stefan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicholas Kobliansky Nicholas Kobliansky
Sam Savitsky Sam Savitsky
Alexander Skonnikov Alexander Skonnikov
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Storyline

In 18th-Century Russia, the Czar, Paul, is surrounded by murderous plots and trusts only Count Pahlen. Pahlen wishes to protect his friend, the mad king, but because of the horror of the king's acts, he feels that he must remove him from the throne.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1928 (USA) See more »

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Alta traición See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Why, God, Why?
26 October 2003 | by NagimeSee all my reviews

Ok, we all have to deal with the fact that it has a hundreds of lost films... but why among so many bad movies, a Jannings-LUBITSCH movie is in this category? I really hope and pray that this movie will be founded... I mean, this is probably among all the lost movies the most wished...


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