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Stirring romance, hard riding, desperate fighting with the Cossacks playing their game of war and chivalry. A mighty picturization of Count Leo Tolstoi's famous novel of the same name.
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Did You Know?
The film was originally to have been directed by Viktor Tourjansky
, but it took such a long time getting the script together that he moved on to another project. George W. Hill
then took over, but the studio was dissatisfied with the way it turned out. Clarence Brown
was brought in and wound up reshooting almost all of it. See more