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Complete credited cast:
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Raymond Hatton ...
Hobart Bosworth ...
Cortez
Theodore Kosloff ...
Guatemoco
Walter Long ...
Taloc (High Priest)
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Tecza's handmaiden
Olga Grey ...
Aztec woman
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Tecza (daughter of Montezuma)
Charley Rogers ...
Cacamo (as Charles Rogers)
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Cortez sends Alvarado to Montezuma who throws him into a dungeon from which he is rescued by Tecza who loves him. He is recaptured when her lover Guatemoco finds Alvarado hiding in her chambers. Tecza next leads Cortez into the city, thus causing the destruction of her nation and securing the love of Alvarado. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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28 October 1917 (USA)  »

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L'ultima dei Montezuma  »

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$115,420 (estimated)
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Aztec Civilization
2 December 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This reconstruction of Aztec history looks more like pageantry than a teleological interpretation of Mayan life. It painted the past to meet the sensibilities of a new generation of middle class audiences, but also worked as historical and cultural rape of another community.


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