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The Scarlet Empress (1934)

The Scarlet Empress (1934)

The Reigning Beauty of the Screen! USA 104 Min. Passed
7.7
IMDB: 7.7/10 4,840 votes

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Marlene Dietrich isPrincess Sophia Frederica / Catherine II
Princess Sophia Frederica / Catherine II
John Lodge isCount Alexei
Count Alexei
Sam Jaffe isGrand Duke Peter
Grand Duke Peter
Louise Dresser isEmpress Elizabeth Petrovna
Empress Elizabeth Petrovna
C. Aubrey Smith isPrince August
Prince August
Gavin Gordon isCapt. Gregori Orloff
Capt. Gregori Orloff
Olive Tell isPrincess Johanna Elizabeth
Princess Johanna Elizabeth
Ruthelma Stevens isCountess Elizabeth '
Countess Elizabeth '
Davison Clark isArchimandrite Simeon Todorsky / Arch-Episcope
Archimandrite Simeon Todorsky / Arch-Episcope
Erville Alderson isChancelor Alexei Bestuchef
Chancelor Alexei Bestuchef

Synopsis

Watch The Scarlet Empress (1934) online for free full movie and streaming film in English with HD quality. Sophia Frederica (Marlene Dietrich) is the daughter of a minor German prince and an ambitious mother. She is brought to Russia by Count Alexei (John Davis Lodge) at the behest of Empress Elizabeth (Louise Dresser) to marry her nephew, Grand Duke Peter (played as a half-wit by Sam Jaffe in his film debut). The overbearing Elizabeth renames her Catherine and reinforces the demand the new bride issue an heir to the throne. Unhappy in her marriage, Catherine finds solace with the womanizing Alexei (John Davis Lodge), first and foremost a paramour of the much-older Elizabeth. Rebuffed at this discovery, she takes lovers among the Russian Army to court its favor. When the old Empress dies seventeen years into their marriage, Peter ascends to the Russian throne and takes steps against his wife. Soon Catherine plots and exercises a coup, beginning a reign as Empress that will leave her known to history as Catherine the Great.

Original Title The Scarlet Empress
IMDb Rating 7.7 4,840 votes
TMDb Rating 6.7 34 votes
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
The Scarlet Empress (1934)

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