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  Ivan Mosjoukine (center).
Photograph: Lenny Borger collection; courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
Also known as Kazanovas in Greece : [The Loves of Casanova], [Prince of Adventurers]
(1927) French
B&W : 3635 metres
Directed by Alexandre Volkoff

Cast: Ivan Mosjoukine [Casanova], Suzanne Bianchetti [Catherine II], Diana Karenne [Duchess Maria de Lardi], Jenny Jugo [Théreèse], Rina de Liguoro [Corticelli], Nina Koshetz [Countess Vorontzoff], Bouamerane [Djimmy], Olga Day [Lady Stanhope], Albert Decoeur [Duc de Bayreuth], Paul Franceschi, Paul Guidé [Orloff], Rudolf Klein-Rogge [le tsar], Natalie Lissenko, Michel Simon [Sbire], Carlo Tedeschi [Menucci], Maria Ivogün [soprano]

Ciné-Alliance and Société des Cinéromans coproduction; distributed by Pathé Consortium Cinéma. / Produced by Noë Bloch and Gregor Rabinovitch. Scenario by Norbert Falk, Ivan Mosjoukine and Alexandre Volkoff. Art direction by Noë Bloch. Costume design by Boris Bilinsky. Assistant director, Anatole Litvak. Cinematography by F. Bourgassof (Fédote Bourgasoff), Léonce-Henri Burel and Nokolai Toporkoff. / Released 22 June 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Color-tinted. / Russian emigré production, shot in France. Fireworks sequence was originally hand-tinted. The film was released in Finland on 8 January 1928. The film was released in the USA by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation on 16 February 1929. The film was released in Japan on 17 July 1930. / Silent film.

Comedy-Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 18 November 2007.

References: Bardèche-History p. 169; Brownlow-Parade pp. 291, 516; Shipman-Cinema p. 97 : Website-IMDb.

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