MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 55,701 this week

Crimson Romance (1934)

 -  Action | Drama | War  -  12 October 1934 (USA)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 97 users  
Reviews: 1 user

After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1257 titles
created 28 Aug 2011
 
a list of 74 titles
created 12 Jan 2013
 
a list of 194 titles
created 04 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 2312 titles
created 23 Apr 2013
 
a list of 63 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Crimson Romance" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Crimson Romance (1934)

Crimson Romance (1934) on IMDb 7.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Crimson Romance.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At the outbreak of World War II, the famous 'Mona Lisa' is removed from the Lourve Museum in Paris, and stored for safekeeping in London. Sir James Collison, director of National Art Museum... See full summary »

Director: George Blair
Stars: C. Aubrey Smith, Erich von Stroheim, Stephanie Bachelor
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An Austrian officer sets out to seduce a neglected young wife.

Director: Erich von Stroheim
Stars: Sam De Grasse, Francelia Billington, Erich von Stroheim
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Deresco owner of a night club in neutral Portugal, works a free-lance spy for everybody who can afford his price. He tries to get information from US agent John Craig with help from ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Vera Ralston, Richard Arlen, Erich von Stroheim
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sari Maritza ...
Alida Hoffman
...
Capt. Wolters
...
Hugo
James Bush ...
Fred von Bergen
...
Adolph
Herman Bing ...
Himmelbaum
Bodil Rosing ...
Mama von Bergen
Vince Barnett ...
The Courier
Arthur Clayton ...
Baron von Eisenlohr
Frederick Vogeding ...
German Colonel
Oscar Apfel ...
John Fleming
Purnell Pratt ...
Franklyn Pierce
Jason Robards Sr. ...
Pierre (as Jason Robards)
Wilhelm von Brincken ...
Von Gering (as William von Brincken)
Edit

Storyline

After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost? Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Spectacular and thrilling air battles...the most realistic ever filmed...and a startling climax finds the boy in a fight to the death with his jealous rival. (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 October 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Com o Amor não Se Brinca  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(International Recording Engineers)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Friendship or Country?
13 August 2006 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

When Fred is forced to leave his job as a test pilot for being a German immigrant his friend Bob goes with him. These are the days prior to America's entry in to World War One and anti German hysteria is running high. Unable to find work Fred decides to return to Germany "where he's wanted" and Bob goes with him. Both men fall in love with a pretty ambulance driver complicating their friendship. Things get even more complicated when America enters the war and Bob feels he must join his fellow countrymen on the other side. His only hope to escape would be with Fred's help, but to do so would put Fred into terrible danger.

Interesting war drama about love, friendship and nationalism in time of war. Certainly its a pot boiler first (and a good one at that) but it also forces you to wonder which is more important friendship or country? The answer isn't that easy especially when any choice will be deadly. There really isn't much more to say beyond that except its a good little movie thats well told. Its an enjoyable hour and change that probably won't change your life but will keep you entertained.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Crimson Romance (1934) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?