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Thunder in the East (1934)

The Battle (original title)
The Battle is a 1934 Franco-British co-production English language drama film directed by Nicolas Farkas and Viktor Tourjansky, and starring Charles Boyer, Merle Oberon and John Loder. It ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Charles Boyer ... Marquis Yorisaka
Merle Oberon ... Marquise Yorisaka
John Loder ... Fergan
Betty Stockfeld ... Betty Hockley
Valéry Inkijinoff ... Hirata
Miles Mander ... Feize
Henri Fabert Henri Fabert ... The Admiral
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The Battle is a 1934 Franco-British co-production English language drama film directed by Nicolas Farkas and Viktor Tourjansky, and starring Charles Boyer, Merle Oberon and John Loder. It was adapted from a novel by Claude Farrère. In 1904 during the Russo-Japanese War, a Japanese naval officer gets his wife to seduce a British atachee in order to gain secrets from him. Things begin to go wrong when she instead falls in love with him.

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Forced by her husband to love another man...to exchange her kisses for naval secrets!

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1939 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Thunder in the East See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Annabella replaced Merle Oberon in the French language version, "La Bataille," even though Oberon spoke French. Charles Boyer, however, repeated his role in the Gallic version. See more »

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Alternate-language version of La bataille (1933) See more »

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