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The Soldier and the Lady (1937)

Approved | | Adventure, History, Romance | 9 April 1937 (USA)
A Russian courier struggles to deliver a message to the troops fighting Tartar invaders.

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(as George Nicholls Jr.)

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(screen play), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Nadia
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Zangarra
Fay Bainter ...
Strogoff's Mother
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Blount
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Packer
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Vasiley
William Stack ...
Grand Duke
Paul Harvey ...
Michael Visaroff ...
Innkeeper
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A Russian courier struggles to deliver a message to the troops fighting Tartar invaders.

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9 April 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Bandit and the Lady  »

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(RCA Victor System) (as R C A Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The TCM print had an onscreen copyright statement which read "copyright 1945 by Ermo Productions." It suggests that associate producer Joseph N. Ermolieff obtained the rights to the movie and modified the title page. All other onscreen credits, however, agreed with those listed in the AFI Catalogue and the IMDb database. See more »

Quotes

Cart Driver: I take your money, you take a walk.
Henry Blount: I say, but that's most frightfully one sided.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits: 1870 During the reign of Tsar Alexander II, the fate of the Russian Empire was threatened by a great Tartar uprising in Siberia ...... See more »

Connections

Version of Michel Strogoff (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Polovtsian Dances
(1870) (uncredited)
from opera "Prince Igor"
Music by Aleksandr Borodin
Played in the Tartar camp and danced by women and then by men
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michael strogoff 1937
17 July 2011 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I saw this wonderful film when I was 15 in 1940, a local cinema in Barcelona and still love very much as well as the nostalgia that surrounds those days of black and white film that we like so much. talking about the film in its technical, special effects and perfect interpretation; all area perfect. "I don't know why they are doing chariot races - is nothing these races they made already in the Roman Empire" - commentary between the two journalists in the carriage - the interpretation of Anton Walbrook is memorable, as well as the rest of actors and actresses. scenarios are beautiful even in black and white, great staging of the thousands of extras and the Russian cavalry and tartar. Anton Walbrook in the role of Michael Strogoff is great, as well as Akim Tamiroff in the role of Ogareff, Fay Bainter is exquisite and sweet as the hero's mother, Elizabeth Allan as the girlfriend of Michel Strogoff is so beautiful and sweet as the heroines of those times, finally a great movie that I never tire of seeing and seeing.


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