Film traces the fascinating saga of princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935. In 1900 Prince Hans von Teuss entertains Emperor Wilhelm II with a bison hunt at his palatial residence. He ... See full summary »

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Franzel von Teuss
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Conrad von Teuss
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Bolko von Teuss
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Rolf Hoppe ...
Heinberg
Alfred Struwe ...
Wilhelm II, German Emperor
Walter Jäckel ...
Joseph Goebbels
Zygmunt Bielawski ...
Kazimierz, Hans Heinrich's Secretary
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Zbierski, Director of von Teusses' Mines
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Overman Grela / Grela's Son
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Jurek Zbierski, Conrad's Lover
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Gosche, Goebbels's Assistant
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Missy
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Film traces the fascinating saga of princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935. In 1900 Prince Hans von Teuss entertains Emperor Wilhelm II with a bison hunt at his palatial residence. He finds out many years later that his wife was emperor's lover and divorces her. In the '20s, during the Silesian uprisings, Prince's son Konrad befriends foreman's son. In 1932, the Prince, now married to younger Marisca, becomes paralyzed and confined to wheelchair. His diabolical elder son takes over the ruined estate and unknown to his father becomes associated with Hitler's supporters. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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