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Betrayal (1938)

La principessa Tarakanova (original title)
The favorite of Russian empress Catherine The Great, Count Orloff, is tasked with romancing a princess with claims to the throne, so that the empress can dispose of her more easily. Tragedy ensues.

Directors:

Fyodor Otsep (as Fedor Ozep), Mario Soldati

Writers:

Jacques Companéez (screenplay), Hans Jacoby (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Annie Vernay ... La principessa Elisabetta Tarakanova / la princesse Élisabeth Tarakanova - la prétendante au trône de Russie
Pierre Richard-Willm ... Il conte Alexis Orloff / Le comte Alexis Orloff - le favori de Catherine II
Roger Karl ... Il principe Radziwill / Le prince Radziwill
Suzy Prim ... L'imperatrice Caterina II / L'impératrice Catherine II
Memo Benassi Memo Benassi ... L'ambasciatore russo
Georges Paulais Georges Paulais ... L'ambassadeur russe
Guglielmo Sinaz Guglielmo Sinaz ... Il grande inquisitore
René Bergeron René Bergeron ... Le grand inquisiteur
Anna Magnani ... Marietta, la cameriera
Janine Merrey Janine Merrey ... Mariette, la camériste
Antonio Centa ... Il capitano Sleptozow
Jacques Berlioz Jacques Berlioz ... Le capitaine Sleptozoff
Abel Jacquin Abel Jacquin ... Il capitano Nikolsky / Le capitaine Nikolsky.
Enrico Glori ... Il mercante / Le marchand
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vasco Cataldo Vasco Cataldo
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Storyline

The favorite of Russian empress Catherine The Great, Count Orloff, is tasked with romancing a princess with claims to the throne, so that the empress can dispose of her more easily. Tragedy ensues.

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Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #30068 delivered on 30 March 1938. See more »

Connections

Remake of Tarakanova (1930) See more »

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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 September 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Betrayal of Catherine the Great See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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