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The Masks of the Devil (1928)

Baron Reiner, a charming though unscrupulous Viennese aristocrat, becomes infatuated with Virginia, an innocent schoolgirl who is engaged to his best friend, Manfred. In order to seduce the... See full summary »

Director:

Victor Sjöström (as Victor Seastrom)

Writers:

Marian Ainslee (titles), Ruth Cummings (titles) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
John Gilbert ... Baron Reiner
Alma Rubens ... Countess Zellner
Theodore Roberts ... Count Palester
Frank Reicher ... Count Zellner
Eva von Berne ... Virginia
Ralph Forbes ... Manfred
Ethel Wales ... Virginia's Aunt
Polly Ann Young ... Dancer
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Storyline

Baron Reiner, a charming though unscrupulous Viennese aristocrat, becomes infatuated with Virginia, an innocent schoolgirl who is engaged to his best friend, Manfred. In order to seduce the girl, Reiner finances an oceanographic expedition for Manfred that takes him away for months. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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lost film | based on novel | See All (2) »

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John Gilbert the lover adds to his usual ardor a calculating disregard of all proprieties that might limit the scope of his enjoyment. (Print Ad- The Saratogian,((Saratoga, NY)) 15 January 1929) See more »

Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Masks of Satan See more »

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Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)| Silent | Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This film is believed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Live and Love
Written by William Axt and David Mendoza
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