The scarlet empress / a Paramount Picture ; Adolph Zukor [executive producer] ; directed by Josef von Sternberg

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Subjects: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796--Drama
Russia--Kings and rulers--Biography--Drama
Russia--History--Catherine II, 1762-1796--Drama
Biographical films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: General, Not rated by MPAA
Edition: RSDL dual-layer ed
Published: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2001
Series: Criterion collection 109
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) 109
LC Classification: P, PN
Added Titles: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796 Mémoires de l'impératrice Catherine II
Alternate Titles: Title on disc: Josef von Sternberg's The scarlet empress
Analytic Titles: World of Josef von Sternberg
Additional Authors: Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976
Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969
Komroff, Manuel, 1890-1974
Dietrich, Marlene
Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984
Dresser, Louise, 1878-1965
Smith, C. Aubrey, Sir, 1863-1948
Paramount Productions
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1559409169
ISBN: 9781559409162
UPC: 715515011822
Videorecording number: CC1569DCriterion Collection
DVD; Dolby digital mono
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
Cast: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser, C. Aubrey Smith
Credits: Director of photography, Bert Glennon ; art directors, Hans Drier, Peter Ballbusch, Richard Kollorsz ; editor, Josef von Sternberg ; music, W. Frank Harling, John Liepold, Josef von Sternberg ; costume designer, Travis Banton
"Based on a diary of Catherine II, arranged by Manuel Komroff."
Originally released as motion picture in 1934
Special features include new digital transfer with restored image and sound, photo gallery of production stills, and lobby cards
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 and historical notes by film historian Robin Wood included in container insert
Not rated by MPAA
Summary: Catherine, a German princess, married the Grand Duke Peter, the heir to the Russian throne. Because of his madness, she was able to seize the throne and become known as Catherine the Great
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 46926020
ISBN/ISSN: 1559409169
9781559409162
7155150118
CC1569D

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