MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 63,530 this week

Missing Husbands (1921)
"L'Atlantide" (original title)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 229 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 9 critic

Two men, lost in the desert, meet Queen Antinea, ruler of Atlantis.

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 219 titles
created 06 Jun 2012
 
a list of 9036 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 
a list of 5614 titles
created 08 Nov 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 16 Dec 2013
 
a list of 469 titles
created 19 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Missing Husbands" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Missing Husbands (1921)

Missing Husbands (1921) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Missing Husbands.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mother (1925)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A helicopter crashes in the desert, and the crew winds up in the underground city of Atlantis and get mixed up in a slave revolt.

Directors: Giuseppe Masini, Edgar G. Ulmer, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Haya Harareet, Georges Rivière
Fantasy | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Two soldiers--searching the Sahara for Atlantis--are captured by raiders from the lost city. They are taken before its beautiful queen who has over 50 mummified ex-lovers! What follows is ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Stars: Brigitte Helm, John Stuart, Tela Tchaï
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A poor vegetable peddler in Paris runs afoul of the law and finds himself ground up in the cogs of the corrupt French judicial system.

Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Maurice de Féraudy, Félix Oudart, Jean Forest
Carmen (1926)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Raquel Meller, Fred Louis Lerch, Gaston Modot
Le grand jeu (1934)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell), and her whims of luxury life. Pierre has gone too far and put the family firm in... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Marie Bell, Pierre Richard-Willm, Charles Vanel
Destiny (1921)
Fantasy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the castle Vogeloed, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself.. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first ... See full summary »

Director: F.W. Murnau
Stars: Arnold Korff, Lulu Kyser-Korff, Lothar Mehnert
Eldorado (1921)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Marcel L'Herbier
Stars: Ève Francis, Jaque Catelain, Marcelle Pradot
L'argent (1928)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The business tycoon Nicolas Saccard is nearly ruined by his rival Gunderman, when he tries to raise capital for his company. To push up the price of his stock, Saccard plans a publicity ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel L'Herbier
Stars: Brigitte Helm, Marie Glory, Yvette Guilbert
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to ... See full summary »

Director: René Clair
Stars: Albert Préjean, Geymond Vital, Olga Tschechowa
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A pair of explorers stumble across a lost city of the jungle ruled by a mysterious queen.

Directors: Gregg C. Tallas, John Brahm, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Maria Montez, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Dennis O'Keefe
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Angelo ...
...
Georges Melchior ...
Marie-Louise Iribe ...
Tanit-Zerga
Abd-el-Kader Ben Ali ...
Cegheir ben Cheik
Mohamed Ben Noui ...
Guide Bou-Djema
Paul Franceschi ...
Archivist
André Roanne ...
Segheïr ben Cheïkh
Genica Missirio ...
Capt. Aymard
René Lorsay ...
Lt. Olivier Ferrières
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbier
Chatelain
Émile Daltour
David
Cristiane Mancini
Edit

Storyline

Two men, lost in the desert, meet Queen Antinea, ruler of Atlantis.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

28 May 1921 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Lost Atlantis  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 1,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as Siren of Atlantis (1949) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Film About Earthly But Lost Paradises

Longhaired youngsters tend to believe that the aristocratic life is dissipated, eccentric and decadent and although that usual thinking is almost true, this German count finds life very hard, especially when it comes to combining his love of silents and his fondness for drinking. Such complications!

However, sometimes, among the nitrates settled at the Schloss cellar, a superb silent film comes along that gives the chance for this German count to enjoy, finally and the same time, both his beloved hobbies. One such film is "L'Atlantide", directed by Herr Jacques Feyder ( the perfect reason to enjoy this silent film ). The film tells the story of two French officers, Captain Morhange ( Herr Jean Angelo ) and Lieutenant Saint-Avit ( Herr Georges Melchior ) who get lost in the Sahara desert ( giving this German count the excuse to drink cocktails nonstop because of the dry setting ) and become the prisoners of the mysterious Queen of Atlantis, Dame Antinea ( Dame Stacia Napierkowska ).

This excellent film, directed by one of the most important silent French directors of his time, is full of mystery, comradeship, unrequited loves and jealousies, not to mention that it is a superb adventure film based on the successful novel by Herr Pierre Benoît and mixes all the ingredients successfully.

The story of the film is related as a long flashback ( as long as the oeuvre, almost 3 hours but the audience doesn't notice ) in which strange happenings and mysterious adventures will be suffered by our heroes in the desert ( Herr Feyder filmed in the Sahara desert itself, an audacious move for those early times ) and in the mysterious Atlantis.

Besides the enthralling Sahara scenery ( a main character in itself ) the film also had lavish settings that give the kingdom of Atlantis a fascinating and at the same time a dangerous feeling . And of course there is the cruel Queen Antinea, a kind of mantis whose charms no man can resist ( well, Herr Morhange seems more interested in his companion that in the exuberant Queen… ). Some compelling moments, such as the death of Captain Morhange and the inevitable disappearance of the city of Gôa, give the film a lyrical and disturbing atmosphere of misfortune that fits perfectly. "L'Atlantide" emerges as a film about earthly but lost paradises, especially with that evocative and magnificent scene that closes the film.

And now, if you'll allow me, I must temporarily take my leave because this German Count must fall into the arms of that wicked Queen.

Herr Graf Ferdinand Von Galitzien http://ferdinandvongalitzien.blogspot.com/


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Missing Husbands (1921) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?