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A Woman Commands (1932)

Captain Alex Pastitsch falls into huge debts trying to ensure the expensive mistress. When the situation threatened his career, Colonel Stradimirovitsch has an idea how to fix it.

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Capt. Alex Pastitsch
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Col. Stradimirovitsch
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Lt. Iwan Petrovitch
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The Prime Minister
May Boley ...
Mascha
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George Baxter ...
Chedo
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Captain Alex Pastitsch falls into huge debts trying to ensure the expensive mistress. When the situation threatened his career, Colonel Stradimirovitsch has an idea how to fix it.

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12 February 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La mia vita per mio figlio  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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Cinematographer Arthur C. Miller shot additional footage after Hal Mohr left the picture. See more »

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Featured in Life Is a Dream in Cinema: Pola Negri (2006) See more »

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Ich hatt'einen Mann
Music by Gordon Clifford & Nacio Herb Brown
Sung by Pola Negri
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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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