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The Kaiser, The Beast of Berlin
Also known as El Kaiser in Argentina : [The Kaiser], [The Beast of Berlin] : {The Kaiser — The Beast of Berlin}
(1918) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Rupert Julian

Cast: Rupert Julian [Kaiser Wilhelm II], Elmo Lincoln [Marcas, the blacksmith], Nigel de Brulier [Captain von Neigle], Lon Chaney [Bethmann-Hollweg], Harry von Meter [Captain von Hancke], Harry Carter [General Alexander von Kluck], Joseph Girard [Ambassador James W. Gerard], H. Barrows [?] (Henry Barrows)? [General Douglas Haig], Harry Holden [General Joseph Joffre], Ruth Clifford [Gabrielle], Gretchen Lederer [Bertha von Neigle], Betty Carpenter [the bride], Ruby Lafayette [Grandmother Marcas], Zoe Rae [Gretel], Mark Fenton [Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz], Jay Smith [Marshal Paul von Hindenburg], Alfred Allen [General John Pershing], Jack MacDonald [King Albert of Belgium], Allan Sears [Captain von Wohlbold], Georgie Hupp [Little Jean], W.H. Bainbridge [Colonel Schmiedcke], Walter Belasco [Admiral von Pliscott], [?] Edward Brown or Ed Clark? [General Erich von Falkenhayn], K. Painter [General von Beseler], W. Coburn [General von der Goltz], F. Beauregard [General von Weddingen], E. Corcoran [General von Hoetzendorf], Wadsworth Harris [General von Ruesselheim], Captain Anderson [Captain Kovisch], Winter Hall [Doctor von Greseler], Robert Gordon [Louis Lomenie], Orlo Eastman [President Woodrow Wilson], [?] Pedro Sose or Pietro Sosso? [General Armando Diaz], Frankie Lee [Hansel]

Renowned Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Renowned Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Rupert Julian. Scenario by Elliott J. Clawson and Rupert Julian. Cinematography by Edward Kull. / © 11 March 1918 by Renowned Pictures Corporation [LP12186]. Premiered 9 March 1918 in New York, New York. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was acquired and released by Jewel Productions, Incorporated (The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated) shortly after its New York premiere as an independently produced by distributed production.

Drama: World War I.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Kaiser Wilhelm - War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)

Listing updated: 5 June 2012.

References: Ball-Shakespeare pp. 354, 387; Bohn-Light pp. 116; Edmonds-BigU pp. 83, 86, 96, 97; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 30; Sinyard-Silent p. 63; Spehr-American p. 100; Thompson-Lost p. xiv; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Jorge Finkelman.

 
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