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Author: Josef Von SternbergAdolph ZukorJesse L LaskyB P SchulbergLajos BiróAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, ©2010.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 528.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 530.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra lands a role playing a version of his former czarist self, bringing about his emotional downfall.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Silent films
Feature films
National Film Registry
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Von Sternberg; Adolph Zukor; Jesse L Lasky; B P Schulberg; Lajos Biró; John F Goodrich; Emil Jannings; Evelyn Brent; William Powell; Jack Raymond; Nicholas Soussanin; Michael Visaroff; Fritz Feld; Bert Glennon; Herman J Mankiewicz; Billy Shea; Robert Israel; Tag Gallagher; Alloy Orchestra.; Criterion Collection (Firm); Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation.
ISBN: 9781604652918 1604652918 9781604652901 160465290X
OCLC Number: 657134637
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles and accompanying musical score.
Notes: Originally produced in 1928 as a silent motion picture.
Released as part of the box set: 3 silent classics by Josef Von Sternberg.
Credits: Photographed by Bert Glennon ; edited by William Shea.
Cast: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin, Michael Visaroff, Fritz Feld.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 2006 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Emil Jannings), 1929 Academy Awards (USA) ; Nominee, Best Writing, Original Story (Lajos Biró), 1929 Academy Awards (USA).
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + guide (95 p.), 19 cm
Details: DVD ; region 1, NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Special features: Choice of musical scores: composed and conducted by Robert Israel (2010 for The Criterion Collection) or composed and performed by Alloy Orchestra (premiered at the 2009 Telluride Film Festival) ; Von Sternberg till '29 (ca. 35 min. ; written, directed, & narrated by Tag Gallagher ; ©2010 The Criterion Collection) ; Accompanying guide includes: Essay on the film (Illusions and Delusions / by Anton Kaes), essays by two of the score composers (Robert Israel, and Ken Winokur of Alloy Orchestra), and profile of Emil Jannings written by Josef von Sternberg (from Fun in a Chinese laundry, 1965).
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 528.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 530.
Other Titles: 3 silent classics by Josef Von Sternberg
Three silent classics by Josef Von Sternberg
Responsibility: A Paramount Picture ; Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation ; associate producer, B.P. Schulberg ; story by Lajos Biro ; screen play by John F. Goodrich ; titles by Herman J. Mankiewicz ; directed by Josef von Sternberg.

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An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra lands a role playing a version of his former czarist self, bringing about his emotional downfall.

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