Peter the Great (1922 film)

Peter the Great (German: Peter der Große) is a 1922 German silent historical film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Emil Jannings, Bernhard Goetzke and Dagny Servaes. It depicts the life of the reformist Russian Tsar Peter the Great. It premiered in Berlin on 2 November 1922. The film's art direction was by Hans Dreier.

Peter the Great
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Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Written byLudwig Metzger-Hollands
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2 November 1922
CountryGermany
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Buchowetzki had previously directed Jannings in Danton (1921) and Othello (1922).[1] Jannings later played another Russian Tsar, Paul I, in The Patriot (1928).

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  1. ^ Petro p. 186

BibliographyEdit

  • Petro, Patrice. Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s. Rutgers University Press, 2010.

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