||Pola Negri (center).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Eight reels / 7091 feet
Directed by Mauritz Stiller
Cast: Pola Negri [Anna Sediak], James Hall [Paul Almasy], George Siegmann [General Juschkiewitsch], Max Davidson [Elias Butterman], Michael Vavitch [Tabakowitsch], Otto Fries [Anton Klinak], Nicholas Soussanin [Baron Frederikson], Golden Wadhams [Major General Sultanov]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Erich Pommer. Scenario by Jules Furthman and Mauritz Stiller, from the play Szinmü négy felvon by Lájos Biró. Cinematography by Bert Glennon. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 26 February 1927 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP23701]. Premiered 1 January 1927 in New York, New York. Released 26 February 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production utilized the same exterior town square set (redressed) as The Spanish Dancer (1923). / Silent film.
Drama: World War I.
Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Espionage: Spies - War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)
Listing updated: 9 August 2010.
References: Bardèche-History p. 263; Brownlow-Parade pp. 196, 243; Everson-American p. 321; Geduld-Birth p. 146; Limbacher-Feature p. 113; McIlroy-Sweden pp. 23, 32, 167; Shipman-Cinema p. 96; Sinyard-Silent p. 158; Walker-Garbo pp. 54, 65 : ClasIm-225 p. 51.
Home video: DVD.