Marie Walewska (movie)

Marie Walewska ( Conquest ) is an American film of Clarence Brown with Greta Garbo , released in 1937 , shot in the castle of Finckenstein in West Prussia , place of love ofNapoleon and Countess Walewska .

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Synopsis

Marie Walewska meets Napoleon to stop the partition of Poland by the Russians, the Prussians and the Austrians. They will be lovers and have a child together.

Technical sheet

  • Original title: Conquest
  • French title: Marie Walewska
  • Director: Clarence Brown and Gustav Machatý (uncredited)
  • Scenario: SN Behrman , Samuel Hoffenstein and Salka Viertel from the novel Pani Walewska of Wacław Gąsiorowski and part of Helen Jerome
  • Photography: Karl Freund
  • Editing: Tom Held
  • Music: Herbert Stothart
  • Artistic direction: Cedric Gibbons and William A. Horning
  • Costumes: Adrian
  • Producer: Bernard H. Hyman
  • Production and Distribution Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: black and white – Sound: Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
  • Genre: History
  • Duration: 113 minutes
  • Release dates: United States :  ; France : 

Distribution

  • Greta Garbo : Marie Walewska
  • Charles Boyer : Napoleon i st
  • Reginald Owen : Talleyrand
  • Alan Marshal : the captain of Ornano
  • Henry Stephenson : Earl Walewski
  • Leif Erickson : Lieutenant Paul Lecszinski
  • May Whitty Lady : Laetitia Bonaparte
  • Maria Ouspenskaya : Countess Pelagia Walewska
  • C. Henry Gordon : Prince Poniatowski
  • Claude Gillingwater : Stéphane
  • Vladimir Sokoloff : the dying soldier
Uncredited Actors
  • Oscar Apfel : Count Potocka
  • Albert Conti : Count Wallenstein
  • Noble Johnson : Rustan
  • Henry Kolker : Senator Wybitcki
  • Ivan Lebedeff : Cossack Captain
  • Charles Middleton : Sergeant at the Elbe Pass
  • Roland Varno : Staos
  • Robert Warwick : Captain Laroux
  • George Zucco : Senator Malakowski

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