The review of : F Gwynplaine MacIntyre: According to our knowledges (Hungarian movie catalog) the film is lost. It would be nice to find the copy mentioned by F Gwynplaine MacIntyre. The inspiration of the film was the so-called irredentism. Hungary was on the wrong side in WW1, therefore has signed a treaty with the Entente Cordial pays (France, Great Britain, Italy)in the palace of Trianon near Paris. According to this treaty, Hungary has lost the 66% of its former territories. Roumania,Yugoslavia,Austria and Czechoslovakia have got these territories, with significant Hungarian minorities. Beregszasz, where Sári Fedák was born, became the part of Czechoslovakia too, not only Selmecbánya as in the film. The name of the battle against this situation was the irredentism. (Lord Rothermere of Great Britain was almost the only citizen of the Entente Cordial who supported this Hungarian diplomatic battle for getting back the former territories). The irredentism was the platform of this film produced Sári Fedák herself. As far as I know, the film was not only expensive, but wastefully. It was made in the age of white-black era of the film history, but Sári Fedák bought very expensive stuffs for costumes in Paris. The scenery was planned by a Hungarian planner living in Paris (Marcell Vértes),needlessly vivid from expensive materials for a white-black film and very expensive too in vain. The producer of the film was Fedák Sári, and all her wealth went away with this film, because it was not a success neither in America, nor in Europe. But the world was not intrigued of this special Hungarian problem. Therefore was the film a failure. However, it would be nice to see the Hungarian copy (even with Czech subtitles), but we know nothing about where a copy is in the great world.
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