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The Grand Duchess and the Waiter
(1926) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6314 feet
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

Cast: Florence Vidor [Grand Duchess Zenia], Adolphe Menjou [Albert Durant], Lawrence Grant [Grand Duke Peter], André Beranger [Grand Duke Paul], Dot Farley [Prascovia], Barbara Pierce [Henriette], Brandon Hurst [Matard], William Courtright [Blake]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Pierre Collings, from the adaptation by John Lynch of the play La Grande-duchesse et le garçon d’etage (The Grand Duchess and the Waiter) by Alfred Savoir. Cinematography by Lee Garmes. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 11 February 1926 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP22392]. Released 8 February 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Comedy: Romance.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.2207.

Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Disguises - Emigres - France: Paris - Russians

Listing updated: 19 November 2009.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.2207; Bardèche-History p. 291; Bohn-Light p. 162; FilmYearBook-1926 p. 40; Limbacher-Feature p. 97; Paris-Brooks p. 132 : ClasIm-223 p. 48 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

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