An opportunity to buy a brand-new PAL DVD of an excellent example of one of the British films produced by Alexander Korda in the 1930s:
The Rise of Catherine the Great, 1934, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Elisabeth Bergner
Running Time: approximately 93 minutes
The source material from which your DVD will be taken is very acceptable indeed – the picture and sound quality are excellent.
Your brand-new DVD disc will be created from this source material (without any artwork), and will be supplied in a clear plastic wallet, NOT in a DVD case.
Note that the picture attached is for illustrative purposes only, and is therefore NOT included or offered with this listing.
IMPORTANT NOTE for American, Canadian and other non-Region 2 buyers:
You will need a multi-region DVD player to play this disc.
Directed by Paul Czinner and produced by Alexander Korda
Plot: This historical drama recounts the events that led to the accession of Catherine the Great, Empress of all the Russia’s. The film opens with the arrival of Princess Sophie Auguste Frederika – whose name would be changed to ‘Catherine’ – from her father’s court of Anhalt-Zerbst (in modern Germany) to the court of the Empress Elizabeth. “Little Catherine” is to marry the Grand Duke Peter, nephew and heir apparent of the unmarried and childless Empress Elizabeth.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as Grand Duke Peter
Elisabeth Bergner as Catherine
Flora Robson as Empress Elisabeth
Gerald du Maurier as Lecocq
Irene Vanbrugh as Princess Anhalt-Zerbst
Joan Gardner as Katushienka
Dorothy Hale as Countess Olga
Diana Napier as Countess Vorontzova
Griffith Jones as Grigory Orlov
Please read all the details of this listing so you know exactly what you are buying.
What will I receive? Your film will come on a DVD-R disc in a plastic DVD sleeve with no artwork. The title of the film will be written on the sleeve for your convenience.
Region 2 - PAL
Note: This DVD does not contain any menus.
This film is now in the public domain.