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A Woman Commands (1932)

 |  Drama  |  12 February 1932 (USA)
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Capt. Alex Pastitsch
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Col. Stradimirovitsch
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David Newell ...
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La mia vita per mio figlio  »

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According to Pola Negri's autobiography, Laurence Olivier was originally cast as Capt. Alex Pastitsch, but had to drop out when he came down with a case of jaundice. He was replaced by Basil Rathbone. See more »

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Promise You'll Remenber Me
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Carles Whittaker
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Pola Speaks - and sings!
10 July 2002 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This is a great film - My copy came from a very poor 16mm print with very scratchy sound, but none the less - it is still a wonderful movie - Pola is radiant. I understand why this movie was not popular at the time - it really is a bit of fluff, but the actors give whole hearted performances and Pola's rendition of the song "Paradise" make this film worth while. It can be hoped that one day a better print will be made widely available.


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