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The Greater Glory (1926)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, War | 2 May 1926 (USA)
A story of Vienna following World War I, in which the butchers became millionaires and the aristocrats became beggars, told against a background of mother-love and sacrifice.

Director:

Curt Rehfeld

Writers:

Edith O'Shaughnessy (novel), June Mathis (scenario)
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Cast

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Conway Tearle ... Count Maxim von Hurtig
Anna Q. Nilsson ... Fanny
May Allison ... Corinne
Ian Keith ... Pauli Birbach
Lucy Beaumont ... Tante Ilde
Jean Hersholt ... Gustav Schmidt
Nigel De Brulier ... Dr. Hermann von Berg
Bridgetta Clark Bridgetta Clark ... Mitzi von Berg
John St. Polis ... Prof. Leopold Eberhardt (as John Sainpolis)
Marcia Manon Marcia Manon ... Kaethe Eberhardt
Edward Earle ... Otto Steiner
Virginia Southern Virginia Southern ... Liesel Steiner
Isabelle Keith ... Anna Birbach - Pauli's Wife
Kathleen Chambers Kathleen Chambers ... Irma von Berg - the Stepmother
Hale Hamilton ... Leon Krum
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A story of Vienna following World War I, in which the butchers became millionaires and the aristocrats became beggars, told against a background of mother-love and sacrifice.

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Words cannot describe it- only emotion can tell when the red hand of destiny sweeps nations to the depths- when a million hungry mouths cry for bread- when in the frenzy of all the dazed humanity one woman rises, her head unbowed, you'll know you've lived through the epic of this age! (Print Ad-Daily Banner, ((Greencastle, Ind.)) 17 January 1927) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

2 May 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Viennese Medley See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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