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Queen Elizabeth (1912)
"Les amours de la reine Élisabeth" (original title)

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Episodes from the life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603), focusing on her ill-fated love affair with Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Queen Elizabeth I
Lou Tellegen ...
Max Maxudian ...
Howard, Earl of Nottingham (as Maxudian)
Mlle. Romain ...
The Countess of Nottingham
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Angelo ...
Seymour
Jean Chameroy ...
Lord Bacon (as Harmeroy)
Albert Decoeur ...
Sir Francis Drake (as Decoeur)
Georges Deneubourg
Marie-Louise Derval
Guy Favières
Jane Maylianes
Suzanne Seylor
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Episodes from the life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533-1603), focusing on her ill-fated love affair with Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex.

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August 1912 (France)  »

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Drottning Elisabeth  »

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$47,500 (estimated)
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Joseph Carl Breil's score is often considered the first original musical score written specifically for a motion picture. Breil was a prominent American composer of opera and operetta in addition to his film score work. See more »

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Featured in Mary Pickford: A Life on Film (1997) See more »

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User Reviews

Well worth it! (if you can find it)

This 1912 mini-masterpiece laid the groundwork for future feature-length films (even though it wasn't the first). The film will appear to many as just parts of a play that were filmed, which begin and end with intertitles that explain all the action before it happens on the screen. However, unlike future films, this one doesn't have any dialogue on cards. Altogether though, the characters are played well by their actors, Sarah Bernhardt portrays Elizabeth at a high level of supremacy, and this film is short, sweet and very easy to understand. I highly recommend it, but I also guarantee you, that finding it will take some time.


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