Forbidden Paradise

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Forbidden Paradise
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Swedish theatrical poster
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Agnes Christine Johnston
Hanns Kräly
Based on The Czarina
by Edward Sheldon
Starring Pola Negri
Rod La Rocque
Adolphe Menjou
Pauline Starke
Cinematography Charles Van Enger
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 30, 1924 (1924-11-30) (U.S.)
Running time
8 reels; 7,543 feet
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Forbidden Paradise is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by German film director Ernst Lubitsch. The film is based on a 1922 Broadway play, The Czarina, by Edward Sheldon who adapted the Hungarian language book of Melchior Lengyel and Lajos Bíró. The play starred Doris Keane, in one of her last stage roles, about Catherine the Great. Basil Rathbone costarred with Keane. The film starred Pola Negri as Catherine the Great and Rod La Rocque in the Rathbone role. The film marked Clark Gable's second film appearance.[1][2][3]

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Pola Negri and Rod La Rocque

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