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The Devil Is an Empress

  • Drama
  • Fantasy
  • 1938
  • Jean Dréville
  • 70 mins

Summary

A toymaker in Poland specializes in building lifesize mechanical men. He builds a chess-playing "automaton" to hide a pretty young Polish activist who is being hunted by occupying Russian forces.

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Credits

Cast

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Catherine IIFrançoise Rosay
Le baron de KempelenConrad Veidt
Le prince Serge OblonskyBernard Lancret
Sonia VorowskaMicheline Francey
Le prince Boleslas VorowskyPaul Cambo
PotemkineJacques Grétillat
Stanislas, le roi de PologneJean Témerson
Wanda Zalewska, la danseuseEdmonde Guy
Yegor, le bouffonDelphin

Crew

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DirectorJean Dréville
WriterAndré Doderet
WriterHenry Dupuis-Mazuel
WriterAlbert Guyot
WriterRoger Vitrac
WriterBernard Zimmer
ProducerAntoine de Rouvre
ProducerJacques Schwob-d'Héricourt
ComposerJean Lenoir

Details

Languages
French
Formats
Colour
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