A peasant serving in the Russian Revolution is finally about to be promoted when he is betrayed by the woman he loves and ends up in jail instead. Upon his release, he becomes one of the people's leaders and his lady love is jailed, but his passion for her is still strong. A silent film with original organ score. Academy Awards: Best Interior Decoration.
Description by Image Entertainment:
A lavish and beautifully-produced Hollywood confection of the high silent screen, this star vehicle for premier actor John Barrymore follows the adventures of peasant soldier Markov, who becomes an officer in the Imperial Russian Guard and falls in love with the scornful Princess Tamara (Camilla Horn). Winner of the First Academy Award for Interior Decoration - William Cameron Menzies. Academy Award Nomination - Best Cinematography and features Two Music Tracks, the Original Vitaphone Score and a new Digital Stereo Score by Pianist Philip Carli. Digital Transfer from a Rare 1950s Print from the Original Camera Negative. Also includes "Vagabonding on the Pacific" with John Barrymore offers a home movie record of the star aboard his yacht.