The Scarlet Empress

  • 1934
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Historical

For lovers of cinema, this film is practically a religious experience. Like Griffith's INTOLERANCE, Von Stroheim's GREED or Ophuls's LOLA MONTES, this is one of those masterpieces which contemporaries just couldn't grip. Josef von Sternberg's name was scarlet in Hollywood after he made this costly, indulgent box-office failure, but his work has been entirely...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Manuel Komroff
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (4 Credits)
Art Director (3 Credits)
Hans Dreier
Peter Ballbusch
Richard Kollorsz
Costumes (1 Credit)
Travis Banton
Special Effects (1 Credit)
Gordon Jennings