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Tempest (1928)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  27 May 1928 (USA)
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In Czarist Russia, a peasant officer, resented by the aristocrats, falls in love with a princess.

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In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. He falls in love with a princess, who spurns him. When he is caught in her room, he is stripped of his rank and thrown into prison. Then comes the Red Terror, and the tables are turned. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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John Barrymore at his peak!
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At last--I can now understand all the hoopla about John Barrymore as the Adonis of the Jazz Age! In this l928 extravaganza, he portrays a "peasant" who is obsessed in becoming an officer of the Russian military. In the early part of the movie, he's shown swimming, although he wears pants. For a man in is forties, and even then maintaining a torturous lifestyle of relentless drinking, Barrymore looks amazingly buff and beautiful. In that era, male stars rarely displayed musculature torsos. Valentino and George O'Brien were the exceptions--but Barrymore also possessed that profile of surreal beauty. No wonder his moniker was The Great Profile. Ten years later, he would be a mental and physical wreck, lampooning himself in such movie travesties as Universals' "The Great Profile." Study him in "The Tempest" and be spellbound.


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