Call number: DVD-3898

The Rise of Catherine the Great [Catherine de Russie]

London Film Productions, 1934
Producer: Alexander Korda
Story and dialogue: Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis and Melchior Lengyel, from the play The Czarina, by Lajos Biró and Melchior Lengyel
Scenarist: Marjorie Deans
Photography: Georges Périnal
Production design: A. Hallam, Vincent Korda
Music: Muir Mathieson

Grand Duke Peter	Douglas Fairbanks Jr	
Catherine		Elizabeth Bergner
Empress Elisabeth	Flora Robson
Lecocq		        Gerald du Maurier	
Princess Anhalt-Zerbst	Irene Vanbrugh
Katushienka		Joan Gardner
Countess Olga	        Dorothy Hale
Countess Vorontzova	Diana Napier
Grigory Orlov		Griffith Jones
Bestujhev 		Gibb MacLaughlin
Ogarev		        Clifford Heatherley	
Goudovitch		Laurence Hanray	
Colonel Karnilov	Allan Jeayes
89 minutes
In English with optional French subtitles

Region code
Aspect ratio 1.33:1, 4:3
Languages Optional French subtitles
Features Presentation of the film by Jean-Pierre Dionnet, 10 minutes, in French
Source Cinema Master Class, ITV Studios

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