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Glorious Betsy (1928)

Passed | | Drama, History | 26 April 1928 (USA)
The real-life courtship, marriage, and forced breakup of Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, and his rich wife from the American south, Elizabeth Patterson. Napoleon did not approve of the union and fixes him up with another girl.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Betsy Patterson
... Jérôme Bonaparte
... Preston
... Col. Patterson
Pasquale Amato ... Napoleon
Michael Vavitch ... Capt. St. Pierre
Andrés de Segurola ... Capt. Du Fresne
... The Ship's Captain
Clarissa Selwynne ... Aunt Mary
... Princess Fredericka
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Carlos Durand
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The real-life courtship, marriage, and forced breakup of Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, and his rich wife from the American south, Elizabeth Patterson. Napoleon did not approve of the union and fixes him up with another girl.

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A gorgeous romance of gay society contrasted with the passionate zeal of Emporer Napoleon, who raved when his brother betrothed himself to an American heiress. You shall hear as well as see these rich adventures of the days when men defended honor at the point of swords. See more »

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Drama | History

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Passed
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26 April 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Liebe der Betsy Patterson  »

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1.37 : 1
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Glorious Betsy (1928) was shown at Cinefest 2011. See more »

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Version of Hearts Divided (1936) See more »

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