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The Fighting Eagle (1927)

The exploits of Brigadier Gerard who helps expose Foreign Minister Talleyrand as a traitor to Napoleon.

Director:

Donald Crisp

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), Douglas Z. Doty (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rod La Rocque ... Etienne Gerard
Phyllis Haver ... Countess de Launay
Sam De Grasse ... Talleyrand
Max Barwyn ... Napoleon
Julia Faye ... Josephine
Sally Rand ... Fräulein Hertz
Clarence Burton Clarence Burton ... Col. Neville
Alphonse Ethier ... Maj. Oliver
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Émile Drain Émile Drain ... Napoleon
Carole Lombard ... (unconfirmed)
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The exploits of Brigadier Gerard who helps expose Foreign Minister Talleyrand as a traitor to Napoleon.

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Plot Keywords:

melodrama | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blixtrande klingor See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alternate running time of 69 minutes, based on YouTube upload. See more »

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A Sermonic Film
22 December 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Although DeMille was groomed in the theatre, his films came across like visual sermons. Even though there was no dialogue in this film, it was heavily layered with speech rather than visuals. It was a bit like going to church watching this film. DeMille could easily be mistaken for a vicar rather than a director.


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