Catherine the Great (1920 film)

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Catherine the Great
Directed by Reinhold Schünzel
Produced by Arzén von Cserépy
Written by Hans Behrendt
Bobby E. Lüthge
Reinhold Schünzel
Starring Lucie Höflich
Fritz Kortner
Fritz Delius
Cinematography Karl Freund
Studio Cserépy-Film
Release dates 22 October 1920
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Catherine the Great (German: Katharina die Große) is a 1920 German silent historical film directed by Reinhold Schünzel and starring Lucie Höflich, Fritz Kortner and Fritz Delius. The film was an epic portrayal of the life of Catherine the Great of Russia. 4,000 extras and 500 horses were used.[1]



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.93


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The UFA Story: A Story of Germany's Greatest Film Company 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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