Napoleonic & Revolutionary Filmography

1812 (1912, Russia; Directed by Vasili Goncharov, Kai Hansen, etc.)
Also titled: L’Année 1812.
Cast: Pavel Knorr as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.

1812 (1920, France; Directed by Camille de Morlhon & Ferdinand Zecca)
Cast: Max Charlier as Napoleon and Allix as La Mere.
Black & White; Silent.

1814 (1910, France; Directed by Louis Feuillade)

Adieu Bonaparte ... See Weda’an Bonapart


Adventures of Gerard, The (1970, England/Italy/Switzerland; Directed by Jerzy Skolimowki)
Also titled: Adventures of Brigadier Gerard.
Cast: Peter McEnery as Gerard, John Neville as Wellington and Eli Wallach as Napoleon.
Based on the short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning the adventures of a braggart French hussar.

Affaire du Courrier de Lyon, L' (1937, France; Directed by Claude Autant-Lara and Maurice Lehmann)
Cast: Pierre Alcover and Sylvia Bataille
Group of robbers attack a treasury courier en route to Napoleon in Italy in 1796.

Affaire du courrier de Lyon, L' (1923, France; Directed by Léon Poirier)
Cast: Suzanne Bianchetti and Roger Karl
Black and White; Silent.

Agonie des Aigles, L’ (1922, France; Directed by Bernard Deschamps)
Translated title: The Eagles' agony
Cast: Severin Mars as Napoleon
Black & White. Silent.

Agonie des Aigles, L’ (1933, France; Directed by Roger Richebé)
Translated title: The Eagles' Agony.
Black & White.

Agonie des Aigles, L’ (1951, France; Directed by Jean Alden-Delos)
Translated title: The Eagles' Agony and The Death Throes of the Eagles
Cast: Charles Moulin and Roger Pigaut.

Aiglon, L’ (1931, France; Directed by Viktor Tourjansky; based on Emile Rostand’s play)
Cast: Victor Francen.
Black & White.

Aiglonne, L’ (1921, France; Directed by Emile Keppens and René Navarre)
Cast: Emile Drain as Napoleon and André Marney as Fouché.
12 Episodes. Black & White; Silent.

Année 1812, L’ -- see 1812 (1912, Russia)

Anthony Adverse (1936, US; Directed by M. Le Roy, etc.)
Cast: Rollo Lloyd as Napoleon and Fredric March as Anthony Adverse.
Black & White.

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Classic Mervyn LeRoy drama laced with adventure and laughter, as young Anthony gains maturity and wisdom through his journeys in 18th-century America. Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Donald Woods and Gale Sondergaard (in an Oscar-winning role) star. 141 min.


Assassinat du duc d'Enghien, L’ (1909, France; Directed by Capellani)
Translated title: The murder of the Duc d'Enghien

Auberge des Plaisirs, L’ (1969, Austria; Directed by F. Legrand)
Translated title: The hotel of pleasure

Augustina de Aragón (1950, Spain; Directed by Juan de Orduña)
Black & White.

Austerlitz (1960, France/Italy/Yugoslavia; Directed by Abel Gance)
Cut version of film titled: The Battle of Austerlitz (US); La Battaglia di Austerlitz (Italy); and Napoleone ad Austerlitz (Italy).
The Battle of the Austerlitz version is a drastic cut from the original.
Cast: P. Mondy as Napoleon, Jean Mercure as Tallyrand, Claudia Cardinale.
Color.

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Thirty years after his epic "Napoleon," director Abel Gance returned to the life of the Little Corporal with this look at the decisive 1805 conflict between French forces and the armies of Austria and Russia. The international cast includes Rossano Brazzi, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Palance, Vittorio De Sica, Orson Welles and Pierre Mondy as Napoleon. 118 min. Dubbed in English.


Avventure e gli Amori di Scaramouche, Le (1975, Italy/West Germany/Yugoslavia; Directed by Enzo G. Castellari)
Also titled:
Loves and Times of Scaramouche, The (1975)
Scaramouche (1975)
Skaramus u ratu i ljubavi (1975)
Cast: Aldo Maccione as Bonaparte, Ursula Andress as Josephine and Michael Sarrazin as Scaramouche.

Avventuriero, L' (1967, Italy; Directed by Terence Young)
From Joseph Conrad's novel The Rover. Cast: Paolo Bossalino and Anthony Dawson (I). Also titled: The Rover.

Baiser de l'Empereur, Le (1913, France; Directed by Machin)
Translated title: The Emperor's kiss
Cast: Charlier as Napoleon.
Battaglia del ponte di Lodi, 10 mai 1796, La (Italy)

Battle of Trafalgar, The (1911, US)
Cast: Charles Ogle
Black & White; Silent

Battle of Waterloo (1913; England)
Black & White; Silent.

Becky Sharp (1935, US; Directed by Rouben Mamoulian)
Reissue title: Lady of Fortune (1943, US) cut version.
Cast: Miriam Hopkins as Becky Sharp.

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Delightful adaptation of Thackeray's "Vanity Fair" features Miriam Hopkins as the self-centered and manipulative anti-heroine Sharp. Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke and Nigel Bruce also star in this, the first full-Technicolor film. 83 min.


Billy Budd (1962 US/British; Directed by Peter Ustinov)
Movie version of Melville’s tale of good and evil in the 1797 British Navy starring Robert Ryan and Terence Stamp.

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Benjamin Britten's marvelous adaptation of Melville's tale of the young British seaman who takes justice into his own hands is seen in a stirring English National Opera Production. Thomas Allen, Philip Langridge star. 157 min. Sung in English.


Bonaparte au pont d'Arcole (1898, France)
Translated title: Napoleon at the Arcole Bridge

Bonaparte et la révolution (1971; Directed by Abel Gance)
Cast: Annabella (I) as Violene, Antonin Artaud as Marat, and Albert Dieudonné as Napoléon Bonaparte.
This movie seems to be a restoration of Gance's earlier Napoleon (1927)
Black & White.

Bonaparte et Pichegru (1909, France; Directed by Denola)

Brigadier Gerard (1916, US; Directed by Burt Haldane)
Cast: Lewis Waller and A.E. George as Napoleon.
Black & White. Silent.

Brigadier Gérard, Le (1928, France; Directed by Donald Griop)
Cast: Emile Drain as Napoleon.

Budskab til Napoleon på Elba, Et (1909, Denmark; Directed by Viggo Larsen I)
Translated title: Napoleon on the island of Elba.
Cast: Viggo Larsen (I) as Napoleon and August Blom as Lefebre.
Black & White; Silent.

Campaigns of Napoleon, The
Documentary and Educational Videos.

The Campaigns of Napoleon: The Battle of Austerlitz (Cromwell Productions, 1993)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: The Battle of Borodino (Cromwell Productions)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: The Battle of Trafalgar (Cromwell Productions, 1993)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: The Battle of Waterloo (Cromwell Productions, 1992)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: The Napoleonic Wars (Cromwell Productions)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: 1812 Napoleon's Road to Moscow (Cromwell Productions)
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The Campaigns of Napoleon: Boxed Set: Trafalgar/Borodino/Napoleonic Wars
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Relive the triumphs and defeats of the man who conquered most of Europe with this three-tape collection. Included are "The Battle of Trafalgar," in which Lord Nelson bested the French fleet, at the cost of his own life; "The Battle of Borodino," the 1812 conflict that led to Napoleon's defeat in Russia; and the 16-year-long "Napoleonic Wars." 165 min. total.

The Campaigns of Napoleon: Boxed Set: Austerlitz/Road to Moscow/Waterloo
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Napoleon's military genius is revealed in this three-tape series: "The Battle of Austerlitz," in which he led his armies against Austro-Russian forces in 1805; "Napoleon's Road to Moscow," about Napoleon's failed invasion of Russia; and "The Battle of Waterloo," a look at Napoleon's final battle in 1815. 165 min. total.


Campo marzo o i cento giorni, Il (1931, Italy; Directed by Giovacchino Forzano)
Translated title: Campo marzo or the hundred days; Campo di Maggio (1935)
Cast: Corrado Racca as Napoleon.
Black & White.

Captain Horatio Hornblower(1951, England; Directed by Raoul Walsh)
Movie version of C.S. Forester’s naval hero during Napoleonic Wars.
Cast: Gregory Peck and Virginia Mayo.

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Thrilling adventure saga starring Gregory Peck as a British naval officer caught in the crossfire between the Spanish, the French and a Central American dictator during the Napoleonic Wars. Virginia Mayo plays an aristocrat whom Peck rescues in this lavish, action-filled adaptation of C.S. Forester's novel. With Robert Beatty. 117 min.


Captain of the Guard (1930, U.S.; Directed by Pál Fejös and John S. Robertson)
Musical . A captain of the king's guards secretly works for the rebels.
Cast: John Boles, Laura La Plante and Lionel Belmore.

Captain Scarlett (1953, US; Directed by Thomas Carr)
Officer thought killed during Napoleonic Wars returns to France to recover his estates.
Cast: Richard Greene, Leonora Amar and Nedrick Young.

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Richard Greene duels and romances in this action film set in 19th-century France. A nobleman becomes the mysterious Captain to protect citizens from the tyrannical Royalists. With Leonora Amar. 75 min.


Carlota Joaquina, Princesa do Brazil (1995, Brazil; Directed by Carla Camurati)
Cast: Ludmila Dayer and Maria Fernanda.

Carmen, la de Ronda (1959, Spain; Directed by Tulio Demicheli)
Also titled:
Carmen de Granda (1959),
The Devil Made a Woman (1959, US)
Girl Against Napoleon (1959).
Cast: Sara Montiel as Carmen.

Caroline chérie (1950, France; Directed by Richard Pottier)
Comedy. Cast: Alfred Adam and Jacques Baumer.
Caroline chérie (1967, France; Directed by Denys de La Patellière)
Cast: France Anglade and François Guérin (I).

Chartreuse de Parme, La (1948, France; Directed by Christian-Jaque)
Based on Stendhal's novel of the same name. Cast Gérard Philipe and Renée Faure.

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Based on the acclaimed novel by Stendhal, this story concerns a young Archbishop whose love for a young woman makes him think of leaving the Church. But his aunt, who happens to be secretly in love with him, will stop at nothing to have him continue his life of celibacy. Gerard Philipe, Rene Faure star. In French with English subtitles.


Colonel Chabert, Le (1943, France; Directed by René Le Hénaff)
Based on Balzac’s novella.
Cast: Raimu as Chabert and Marie Bell as Countess Faraud.
Black & White.

Colonel Chabert, Le (1994, France; Directed by Yves Angelou)
Based on Balzac’s novella about the return of a soldier supposedly killed in the Napoleonic Wars.
Cast: Gerard Depardieu as Chabert.

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Ten years after being wounded in the devastating 1807 Battle of Eylau, army officer Gerard Depardieu returns to Paris in hopes of continuing his life. But when he discovers that his wife has claimed his fortune, has remarried, and fails to recognize him as her former husband, Depardieu hires a dynamic lawyer to seek justice. Fanny Ardant co-stars in this adaptation of Honore de Balzac's novel. 111 min. In French with English subtitles.


Colonel Durand (1948, France; Directed by René Chanas)
Cast: Albert Dinan and Michèle Martin (III)
Black & White.

Conquerors (1996, US; Learning Channel TV Documentary)
Napoleon, Alexander, Suleyman the Magnificent and Peter the Great.

Conquest (1937, US; Directed by Clarence Brown)
Cast: Charles Boyer as Napoleon and Greta Garbo as Marie Walewska.

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Epic historical drama starring Charles Boyer as Napoleon and Greta Garbo as a Polish countess who has an affair with the French general. Lavishly produced and filled with superb performances, the film also stars Reginald Owen, Alan Marshall. 155 min.


Count of Monte-Cristo, The (1934, US; Directed by Rowland V. Lee and Wilfred Lucas)
Cast: Robert Donat as Monte-Cristo and Paul Irving as Napoleon.

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Renowned actor James O'Neill (father of playwright Eugene) re-creates his stage role in the timeless Dumas classic. Produced by Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company, this melodrama is historically significant as an early "art film." With Hobart Bosworth. 59 min. Silent with music score.

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Also available in a version featuring Video Accu-Speed, a process which returns the film to its original running time and duplicates the speed at which the film was photographed. 90 min. Silent with music score.

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Grand treatment of the Dumas adventure classic stars Richard Chamberlain as Edmond Dantes, who escapes from a jail cell after 14 years to claim the woman he loves and vengeance on the enemies who had him unjustly imprisoned. With Tony Curtis, Kate Nelligan, Louis Jourdan and Trevor Howard. 103 min.

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One of the world's best-loved adventure classics is brought to life in this French mini-series. Gerard Depardieu stars as Edmund Dantes, betrayed and sent to jail for a crime he didn't commit. Escaping after many years, Depardieu uses a fabulous treasure he recovers to help him gain his revenge. Ornella Muti, Jean Rochefort also star. 480 min. on four tapes. In French with English subtitles.

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One of the world's best-loved adventure classics is brought to life in this French mini-series. Gerard Depardieu stars as Edmund Dantes, betrayed and sent to jail for a crime he didn't commit. Escaping after many years, Depardieu uses a fabulous treasure he recovers to help him gain his revenge. Ornella Muti, Jean Rochefort also star. 440 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby stereo; Subtitles: English; scene access; interactive menus; filmographies; episode summaries; production notes.


Damn The Defiant! (1962, England; Directed by Lewis Gilbert)
Also titled: H.M.S. Defiant.
Story of mutiny aboard British ship during Napoleonic era.
Cast: Alec Guinness and Dirk Bogarde.

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Masterful maritime saga stars Alec Guinness as a beleaguered ship's commander in the Napoleonic Wars who must deal with the treachery of his seconds (Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle), as well as the advance of the French Armada. 101 min.

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Masterful maritime saga stars Alec Guinness as a beleaguered ship's commander in the Napoleonic Wars who must deal with the treachery of his seconds (Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle), as well as the advance of the French Armada. 101 min. Side A: Widescreen; Side B: Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai; theatrical trailer; talent files; scene access.


Dangerous Exile (1957, England; Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst)
Cast: Louis Jourdan, Belinda Lee and Keith Michell (I).

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Exciting, colorful historical adventure showcasing Louis Jourdan as a nobleman during the French Revolution who befriends the son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette after they are beheaded. While serving as a mentor to the 10-year-old, Jourdan falls in love with his benefactor. With Belinda Lee and Keith Michell. 90 min.


Désirée (1954, US; Directed Henry Koster)
Cast: Marlon Brando as Bonaparte, and Jean Simmons as Désirée Clary.
From the novel by Annemarie Selinko.

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Sumptuous costume drama stars Marlon Brando as a young Napoleon Bonaparte, just starting his rise to political power, and Jean Simmons as the wealthy merchant's daughter whom he is haunted by throughout his turbulent life. With Michael Rennie, Merle Oberon. 110 min.


Darling Caroline's Fancy (1952, France; Directed by Jean Devaivre)

Death of Nelson, The (1897, England)
Black & White; Silent.

Destin fabuleux de Désirée Clary, Le (1941, France; Directed by Sacha Guitry)
Translated title: The extraordinary destiny of Désirée Clary
Also titled: Mlle. Desiree (1941, US)
Cast: Sacha Guitry as Napoleon.

Destinée (1928, France; Directed by Henry Roussel)
Cast: Jean-Napoléon Michel as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.

Devil May Care (1929, US; Directed by Sidney Franklin)
Cast: William Humphrey as Napoleon.
Musical.

Diable Boiteux, Le (1948, Frande; Directed by Sacha Guitry)
Translated title: The devil with a limp and The Lame Devil
Cast: Emile Drain as Napoleon.
Black & White.

Dialogue des Carmélites, Le (1960, France/Italy; Directed by Philippe Agostini and R. Bruckberger)
Cast: Pascale Audret and Jean-Louis Barrault.

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The true story of the Carmelite Nuns, a small order put to death during the French Revolution, is made into a moving tale of human faith and courage in this opera by Francis Poulenc. Isobel Buchanan and Heather Begg star alongside Sutherland. 159 min.


Divine Lady, The (1929, US; Directed by Frank Lloyd I)
Cast: Corinne Griffith as Emma Hart (Lady Hamilton), Victor Varconi as Horatio Nelson and H.B. Warner as Sir William Hamilton.
Black & White.

Drame sous Napoleon, Un (1921, France; Directed by Gerard Bourgeois)
Cast: Emile Drain, Germaine Rouer and Rex Davis
Film version of A.C. Doyle's book Uncle Bernac.

Duc de Reichstadt, Le (1909, France; Directed by Denola)

Duellists, The (1977, England; Directed by Ridley Scott)
Movie version of Joseph Conrad’s novella “The Duel” starring Keith Carradine and Harvey Keitel as two French Hussars with a long running feud.

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Ridley Scott's gorgeously lensed directorial debut adapts Joseph Conrad's story of two officiers in Napoleon's army who carry on a fierce and increasingly brutal series of duels that spans two decades. Harvey Keitel and Keith Carradine are the bound-by-honor rivals; Christina Raines, Edward Fox, Albert Finney also star. 101 min.
There is a DVD Version now.
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Eagle in a Cage (1965, US, TV; Directed by Millard Lampell)
Cast: Trevor Howard as Napoleon.

Eagle in a Cage (1971, England; Directed by Fielder Cook)
Napoleon in Exile at St. Helena.
Cast: Kenneth Haigh as Napoleon, Ralph Richardson and John Gieguld as Hudson Lowe.

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An inventive historical drama focusing on Napoleon's early days in exile on St. Helena. British envoy Lord Sissal approaches "the Little Corporal," offering to help him escape from prison if he agrees to help organize an attack on Prussia. John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Billie Whitelaw and Kenneth Haigh star. 97 min.


Eco della gloria, L' (1946, France/Italy; Directed by Théophile Pathé)
Also Known As:
Beaux jours du roi Murat, Les (1946, France)
Sorridete maestà (1946, Italy; alternative title)
Cast: Alfred Adam and Junie Astor.

Elusive Pimpernel, The (1950, England; Directed by Michael Powell)
Also titled: The Fighting Pimpernal (1955, US)
Originally a musical, however the music was cut before the film was released.
Cast: David Niven and Margaret Leighton.

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David Niven dons the cape to fight France's Reign of Terror in a lavish retelling of the classic saga of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Margaret Leighton, Jack Hawkins and Cyril Cusack also star in this thrilling Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger adventure yarn that was originally filmed as a musical! 107 min.


Enlèvement de Bonaparte, L’ (1912, France)

Entrevue de Napoleon et du Pape (1897, France; Directed by Lumière)
Translated title: Interview between Napoleon and the Pope
First recorded film on Napoleon.

Emperor's New Clothes, The (2002, ; Directed by Alan Taylor)
Cast: Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle.

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Episode de Waterloo, Un (1913; French, by Machin)

Fighting Eagle (1927, US; Directed by Donald Crisp)
Cast: Max Barwyn as Napoleon and Rod Le Roque as Etienne Gerard.
Based on A.C. Doyle's infamous Brigadier Gerard short stories.
Black & White; Silent.

Fighting Kentuckian, The (1949, US; Directed by George Waggner)
Also titled: ...
Strange Caravan, A (1949)
Dopo Waterloo (1949, Italy)
Story of French exiles after Waterloo settling in the United States.
Cast: John Wayne and Oliver Hardy.
Black & White.

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John Wayne never makes it home to Kentucky, but if he had in this computer-colored version, the grass sure would have been blue!

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Fighting O'Flynn, The (1949, US: Directed by Arthur Pierson)
Swashbuckler set in Ireland of the 1800s during a French Invasion.
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Richard Greene.

Fiorile (1993, Italy; Directed by Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani)
Set in Italy during Napoleon's occupation. Cast: Claudio Bigagli and Galatea Ranzi.

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An epic story of intrigue and romance from the Taviani brothers ("Padre Padrone") focusing on the Benedettis, a family in Tuscany cursed when an ancestor stole coins which belonged to one of Napoleon's regiments. Against the backdrop of sweeping social and political changes, the effects this act has on the family is portrayed. 118 min. In Italian with English subtitles.


Firefly, The (1937, US; Directed by Robert Z. Leonard)
Jeanette MacDonald as the beautiful singing spy working for Spain during the Peninsular campaign.
Black & White

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Glowing musical set during the Napoleonic War stars Jeanette MacDonald as a spy who poses as a singer in a Madrid cafe in order to learn Napoleon's military secrets. She attempts to enlist wealthy Spaniard Allan Jones to her cause, and romantic and political intrigues ensue. With Warren William, Douglass Dumbrille; songs include "The Donkey Serenade," "A Woman's Kiss." 130 min.


Forever and a Day (1943, U.S.; Directed by René Clair and Edmund Goulding)
History of a London family from the Napoleonic era to the Blitz.

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A unique all-star cast fuels this wartime salute to English morale, tracing the lives of the residents of a London manor house from Napoleonic times to the Blitz. C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Laughton, Buster Keaton, Merle Oberon, Ray Milland, Ida Lupino, Cedric Hardwicke and many other greats appear. Rene Clair, Frank Lloyd and Edmund Goulding, among others, directed. 104 min.

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A unique all-star cast fuels this wartime salute to English morale, tracing the lives of the residents of a London manor house from Napoleonic times to the Blitz. C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Laughton, Buster Keaton, Merle Oberon, Ray Milland, Ida Lupino, Cedric Hardwicke and many other greats appear. Rene Clair, Frank Lloyd and Edmund Goulding, among others, directed. 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby mono.


From Man to Man (1948, France; Directed by Christian-Jacque)

Gioacchino Murat (1914, Italy; Directed by Giuseppe de Liguoro)
See also entry for Prince Murat.

Glorious Betsy (1927, US; Directed by Alan Crosland)
Cast: Dolores Costello as Betsy Patterson, Conrad Nagel as Jerome, and Pasquale Amato as Napoleon.
Black & White.

Grafin Walewska (1921, Germany)
Translated title: Duchess Walewska

Granatiere Roland, Il (1911, Italy; Directed by Luigi Maggi)
Translated title: Grenadier Roland

Great Commanders, The
Filmed on location throughout the world, a look at six individuals widely considered to be military geniuses. Computer animation is used to illustrate each commander's particular skills.

Great Commanders, The : Horatio Nelson - The Battle of Trafalgar (1993)
Examines the life of Horatio Nelson and his military genius by focusing on the Battle of Trafalgar. Written, directed and produced by Phil Grabsky ; Seventh Art Productions for Channel 4 (UK). Camera, Hugh Hood ; editor, Rick Aplin ; narration, Brian Cox.

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British naval commander Horatio Nelson was mortally wounded after he led forces against the combined French and Spanish forces off the coast of Spain in 1805, halting Napoleon's plans for invading England.

Great Commanders, The : Napoleon Bonaparte: The Battle of Austerlitz (1993)
Examines the life of Napoleon Bonaparte and his military genius by focusing on the Battle of Austerlitz. Written, directed and produced by Phil Grabsky ; Seventh Art Productions for Channel 4 (UK) in association with A&E (USA), Ambrose Video Publishing (USA), SBS (Australia) and Sovtelexport (Russia). Camera, Hugh Hood ; editor, Rick Aplin ; narration, Brian Cox.

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Napoleon's reputation as the greatest modern-day military commander was cemented with his spectacular victory at Austerlitz, in which he led French troops in victory against Russian and Austria forces in 1805.


Guérrillera, La (1981, France; Directed by Pierre Kast and Antonio Tarruella)
Cast: Agostina Belli and Jean-Pierre Cassel.
Peninsular War adventure from the French perspective.

Hearts Divided (1936, US; Directed by Frank Borzage)
Cast: Marion Davies as Betsy Patterson, Dick Powell as Jerome and Claude Rains as Napoleon

Horatio Hornblower and the Duel (1998, England, TV Series; Directed by Andrew Grieve)
The Even Chance (UK title)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd as Hornblower and Robert Lindsey.

Horatio Hornblower and the Fire Ship (1998)
Examination for Lieutenant (UK title)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey

Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey

Horatio Hornblower and the Wrong War (1999)
The Frogs and the Lobsters (UK title)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey

Horation Hornblower: The Mutiny (2001)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey
See Below.
Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey
Link to Movies Unlimited:Horatio Hornblower: The Adventure Continues [DVD](2000) DVD
Ioan Gruffudd returns as the 1800s British seaman tested by fire during the Napoleonic Wars in this double feature of rousing feature-length dramas based on the stories of C.S. Forester. Included are "Retribution" and "Mutiny." David Warner, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann also star. 200 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus program; scene access.
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Included are "Retribution" and "Mutiny." David Warner, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann also star. 200 min. on two tapes.

Horatio Hornblower: The New Adventures: Duty & Loyalty (2003)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsey
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A pair of swashbuckling adventures finds C.S. Forester's 19th-century, nautical-bound hero once again battling the French on the high seas, this time in command of his own vessel, the Hotspur. Includes "Loyalty" and "Duty." Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann, Julia Sawalha, Robert Lindsay star. 200 min. on two discs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; biographies; photo gallery.
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Includes "Loyalty" and "Duty." Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann, Julia Sawalha, Robert Lindsay star. 200 min. on two tapes.

Boxed Sets:

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C.S. Forester's 19th-century seafaring hero comes to life in this set of four feature-length adventures starring Ioan Gruffudd in the title role. Follow the ambitious young Hornblower on board the HMS Indefatigable as he rises through the ranks of the British Navy during the turmoil of the Napoleonic Wars. Included in the series are "The Duel," "The Fire Ships," "The Duchess and the Devil" and "The Wrong War." 400 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; behind-the-scenes footage; "England's Royal Warships" documentary; nautical terms and definitions; C.S. Forester biography; scene access.

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C.S. Forester's 19th-century seafaring hero comes to life in this set of four feature-length adventures starring Ioan Gruffudd in the title role. Follow the ambitious young Hornblower on board the HMS Indefatigable as he rises through the ranks of the British Navy during the turmoil of the Napoleonic Wars. Included in the series are "The Duel," "The Fire Ships," "The Duchess and the Devil" and "The Wrong War." 400 min. on four tapes.

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Special six-disc boxed set includes "Horatio Hornblower" and "Horatio Hornblower: The Adventure Continues."


House of Rothschild, The (1934, US; Directed by Alfred L. Werker)
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire and their financial backing of the war against Napoleon. See also Rotschildt, Die (1940, Germany)
Cast: George Arliss as Mayer Rothschild/Nathan Rothschild, Boris Karloff as Count Ledrantz, Loretta Young as Julie Rothschild, Robert Young as Captain Fitzroy and C. Aubrey Smith as Duke of Wellington.

How the Brigadier won his Medal (1954, CBS Schlitz Playhouse of the Stars; Directed by Justin Addiss)
Cast: Claude Dauphin as Brigadier Gerard
Based on A.C. Doyle's Brigadier Gerard short story.
Black & White.

Impératrice Joséphine, L’ (1910 France)

In the Days of Trafalgar (1914, England ; Directed by Maurice Elvey)
Also Known As:
Battling British, The (1914, US; informal alternative title)
Black-Eyed Susan (1914, UK; informal alternative title)
Cast: A.V. Bramble as Hatchett, Fred Groves as William Lorman, and Elisabeth Risdon as Black-eyed Susan.
Black & White; Silent

Inspector-General, The (1949, US; Directed by Henry Koster)
Comedy set in Russia in the 1800s; Danny Kaye is believed to be a friend and confidant of Napoleon, but is actually the town fool.
Cast: Danny Kaye and Walter Slezak.
Musical adaptation of the Gogal story.

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Hysterical comedy, based on the Gogol play, stars Danny Kaye as a medicine show flunkie who's mistaken for a high-ranking government agent by the corrupt officials of a small European village. Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester co-star. 102 min.

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Hysterical comedy, based on the Gogol play, stars Danny Kaye as a medicine show flunkie who's mistaken for a high-ranking government agent by the corrupt officials of a small European village. Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester co-star. 102 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; scene access.


Iron Duke, The (1935, England; Directed by Victor Saville)
Duke of Wellington, England, France and Europe in 1815.
Cast: George Arliss as Wellington and Gladys Cooper.

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George Arliss stars as the Duke of Wellington, who crushed Napoleon and rescued Louis XVIII from his enemies. Exciting drama co-stars Gladys Cooper and A.E. Matthews. 88 min.


Joséphine impératrice et rein (1912, France; Directed by Pouctal)

Junge Medardus, Der (1923. Austria; Directed by Kertesz/Michael Curtiz)
Translated title: Young Medardus
Black & White; Silent.

King's Pirate, The (1967, U.S.; Directed by Don Weis)
Cast: Doug McClure and Jill St. John.
Remake of the 1952 Against all Flags except the story is now set in the Napoleonic Era.

Kleine Napoleon, Der ... See So sind die Männer (1922)

Kolberg (1945, Germany; Directed by Veit Harlan)
Also titled:
30. Januar (1945)
Burning Hearts (1945)
Cast: Heinrich George and Charles Schauten as Napoleon.

Kongress tantz, Der (1931; German, Directed by Erik Charell)
Also titled: Congress Dances (1931)
Cast: Lillian Harvey as Christel Weinzinger, Glove-seller and Willy Fritsch as Czar Alexander of Russia.
Musical.
Black & White.

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Delightful costume comedy about the mishaps of a saleswoman seeking both financial and romantic gain at the 1815 Congress of Vienna. A long-buried classic with Lilian Harvey and Conrad Veidt. WARNING: Print quality varies, but this is the finest extant. 92 min. In German with English subtitles.


Kongress tantz, Der (1955, Austria; Directed by Franz Antel)
Cast: Johanna Matz as Christl Weinzinger and Rudolf Prack as Czar Alexander I/Uralsky.
Comedy.

Königin Luise (1913, Germany; Directed by F. Porten)
Translated title: Queen Luisa

Königin Luise (1927, Germany; Directed by Karl Grüne)
Also titled:
Jungend der Königin Luise (1927, Germany)
Queen Louise (1927)
Cast: Charles Vanel.

Königin Luise (1957, Germany; Directed by Wolfgang Libeneiner)
Translated titled: Queen Luisa
Cast: René Deltgen as Napoleon.

Kutuzov (1944, Russia; Directed by Vladimir Petrov)
Also titled: 1812 (1944)
Cast: Aleksei Dikij as Kutuzov and Sergei Mezhinsky as Napoleon.
Black & White.

Letze Kompanie, Die (1930, Germany; Directed by Kurtis Bernhardt).
Also titled:
The last company (1930)
Thirteen Men and a Girl (1930)
Cast: Conrad Veidt.
Black & White.

Life of Napoleon, The (1909, US; Directed by J. Stuart Blackton)
Short drama starring William Humphrey as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.
(See also Napoleon, the Man of Destiny, 1909)

Lost Ships: Ghost of Trafalgar (1998)
Experience the dramatic search for the most important shipwrecks in the world.

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Love and Death (1975, US; Directed by Woody Allen)
Spoof of Russian Literature (Tolstoy’s War and Peace) and foreign films, staring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. James Tolkan as Napoleon.

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Woody Allen takes playful pokes at 19th-century Russian literature and Ingmar Bergman movies with his uproarious satire about an unlikely war hero (Allen) who hopes to bring about an end to the Napoleonic Wars by assassinating the Little Corporal in Moscow. Co-stars Diane Keaton, Harold Gould, James Tolkan, Jessica Harper. 85 min.

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Woody Allen takes playful pokes at 19th-century Russian literature and Ingmar Bergman movies with his uproarious satire about an unlikely war hero (Allen) who hopes to bring about an end to the Napoleonic Wars by assassinating the Little Corporal in Moscow. Co-stars Diane Keaton, Harold Gould, James Tolkan, Jessica Harper. 85 min. Side A: Widescreen; Side B: Standard; Soundtracks: English, Spanish; Subtitles: French, Spanish; theatrical trailer; scene access.


Luise, Königin von Preussen (1931, Germany; by Karl Frölich)
Translated titled: Luisa, Queen of Prussia
Cast: Vladimir Gajdarov and Gustaf Gründgens.

Lydia Bailey (1952, U.S.; Directed by Jean Negulesco)
Set in the years 1791 to 1804 during the 13 year revolt of slaves against the French colony on St. Domingue.
Cast: Dale Robertson and Anne Francis (I).

Madame Récamier (1920, Germany)
Cast: Fern Andra
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Récamier (1928, France; Directed by Tony Lekain and Gaston Ravel)
Cast: Jeanne de Balzac, Marie Bell, Nelly Cormon, and Emile Drain as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Recamier; Or, The Price of Virtue (1923, England; Directed by Edwin Greenwood )
Cast: Malvina Longfellow as Mmme. Recamier, Charles Barratt as Napoleon and Margaret Yarde as Mme. de Stael.
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1909,Denmark; Viggo Larsen (I), based on Émile Moreau’s play)
Cast: Viggo Larsen (I)
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1911, France; Directed by André Calmettes )
Cast: Duquesne as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1925, France; Directed by Léonce Perret)
Cast: Gloria Swanson as Catherine Hubscher, Emile Drain as Napoleon, Charles De Roche as LeFebvre, and Madeleine Guitty as La Rousette.
Black & White; Silent.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1941, France; Directed by Roger Richebé)
Cast: Dieudonné as Napoleon and Arletty as Catherine.
Black & White.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1945, Argentina; Directed by Luis César Amadori)
Cast: Niní Marshall as Madame Sans-Gêne, Homero Carpena and Eduardo Cuitiño.
Black & White.
Madame Sans-Gêne (1960, Germany, TV; Directed by John Olden )
Also Known As: Madame (1960, TV)
Cast: Inge Meysel, Karl John, and Richard Häussler.

Madame Sans-Gêne (1961, France/Italy/Spain; Directed by Christian-Jaque)
Cast: Julien Bertheau as Napoleon, Marina Berti as Elisa, Sophia Loren as Madame Sans-Gene.

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Sophia Loren is at her lustiest in this bawdy romp set during Napoleonic times. She plays the ex-laundress of Napoleon who falls for a sergeant in his army. When he's declared missing in action, she attempts to find him by joining a group of prostitutes on their way to the battle zone. Robert Hossein also stars. AKA: "Madame Sans-Gene." 104 min. Dubbed in English.


Mam'zelle Bonaparte (1942, France; Directed by Maurice Tourneur)
Cast: Roland Armontel and Camille Bert.
Manja Valewska (1936, Austria; Directed by Josef Rovenský)
Also titled:
Maria Walewska (1936)
Petersburger Romanze (1936)
Cast: Maria Andergast and Ernst Dumcke
Black & White.
Marianne, une étoile pour Napoléon (1983, France, TV Series (60 episodes); Directed by Marion Sarraut)
Cast: Benoît Brione as Napoleon and Corinne Touzet as Marianne.
Marie Antoinette (1938, US; Directed by W.S. Van Dyke II)
Cast: Norma Shearer and Tyrone Power

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Sumptuous costume drama about the last French queen, her palace intrigues, tragic love and execution by the Paris mob. Norma Shearer stars, with Tyrone Power as Count Axel de Fersen, John Barrymore and Robert Morley as Louis XV and XVI, and Gladys George as Madame Du Barry. 160 min.


Marie Antoinette (1955, France; Directed by Jean Delannoy)
Cast: Michele Morgan and Richard Todd.
Marquise von O. 'vom Süden in den Norden verlegt', Die (1989, Germany; Directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg)
Film adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist’s (1777-1811) novel.
Cast: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Edda Seippel, Peter Lühr, Otto Sander.

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Based on the Heinrich von Kliest novella, this German-made drama from French filmmaker Eric Rohmer stars Edith Clever as the widowed German noblewoman who is raped in her sleep by an officer with the invading Russian army. When she learns she is pregnant, the Marquise weds the count who, unknown to her, was her assailant. Bruno Ganz, Volker Frachtel star. 102 min. In German with English subtitles.

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Based on the Heinrich von Kliest novella, this German-made drama from French filmmaker Eric Rohmer stars Edith Clever as the widowed German noblewoman who is raped in her sleep by an officer with the invading Russian army. When she learns she is pregnant, the Marquise weds the count who, unknown to her, was her assailant. Bruno Ganz, Volker Frachtel star. 102 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; filmographies; scene access.


Marriage of Corbal, The (1936, England; Directed by Karl Grune)
Cast: Nils Asther and Noah Beery.
Marseillaise, La (1938, France; Directed by Jean Renoir)
Begins with the news of the fall of the Bastille and ends with the French Revolutionary Army storming the Tuillleries and marching to Valmy.
Cast: Pierre Renoir, Louis Fouvet and Julien Carette.

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Incredible spectacle by Jean Renoir that lavishly documents the French Revolution from the summer of 1789 to the final collapse of Louis XVI's monarchy. A vivid re-creation of a turning point in world history from one of cinema's grand masters. 130 min. In French with English subtitles.


Marysia i Napoleon (1966; Poland; Directed by Leonard Buczkowski)
Also titled: Maria and Napoleon (1966)
Cast: Alina Borkowski as the Hairdresser.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003, US; Directed by Peter Weir)
Cast: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany.

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Peter Weir's ("Witness") riveting mix of sweeping high-seas action and intense character study stars Russell Crowe as the captain of a British frigate charged with the protection of English territories during the Napoleonic Wars. When he spots a French warship off the coast of South America, Crowe and his loyal crew engage their opponent in a deadly cat and mouse chase, despite being massively outgunned. Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Billy Boyd co-star; based on the novels by Patrick O'Brian. 138 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
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Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish.


Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène, Le (1912, France; Directed by Carré)
Miracle, The (1959, US; Directed by Irving Rapper)
Young novice leaves the convent and falls in love with British Officer in Peninsular War Spain.
Cast: Carroll Baker And Roger Moore.

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When a Spanish nun decides to leave the convent to pursue the handsome soldier she has fallen in love with during the Napoleonic Wars, a statue of the Virgin Mary comes miraculously to life to take her place. Carroll Baker, Roger Moore, Walter Slezak, Vittorio Gassman star in this lavish, controversial drama. 120 min.


Monte-Cristo (1922, US; Directed by Emmett J. Flynn)
Cast: John Gilbert as Edmond Dantes, Estelle Taylor as Mercedes, and George Campbell as Napoleon.
Naked Maja, The (1959, US; Directed by Henry Koster)
Story of Goya and the famous painting set in Peninsular War Spain.
Cast: Ava Gardner and Anthony Franciosa.
Napoleon (France, 1912; Directed by Louis Feuillade)
Napoléon (1927, France; Directed by Abel Gance)
Albert Dieudonné as Napoleon.
Restored version runs 235 minutes (1981, US).
The Classic Napoleon movie. A re-edited version by Gance in 1934 is titled Napoléon Bonaparte.
Black & White; Silent.

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Abel Gance's rediscovered silent epic of the Little Colonel's youth and rise to power during the French Revolution is breathtaking in its scope and revolutionary use of split screen and camera effects, including the three-screen climax (preserved here in a special format). Albert Dieudonne is nothing short of amazing in the title role. 235 min. Silent with music score.


Napoleon (1941, Argentina; Directed by Luis César Amadori)
In Spanish. Black & White.
Napoléon (1955, France; Directed by Sacha Guitry)
Cast: Daniel Gélin as Bonaparte, Raymond Pellegrin as Napoleon, Orson Welles as Sir Hudson Lowe.

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Was he a national hero or a tyrant and madman? Orson Welles, Maria Schell, Yves Montand and Eric Von Stroheim star in this action-packed biographical drama that follows Napoleon from his early rise to power in revolutionary France to his last days at Elba. Daniel Gelin and Raymond Pellegrin portray the young and mature Napoleon; written and directed by Sacha Guitry. 121 min.

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Was he a national hero or a tyrant and madman? Orson Welles, Maria Schell, Yves Montand and Eric Von Stroheim star in this action-packed biographical drama that follows Napoleon from his early rise to power in revolutionary France to his last days at Elba. Daniel Gelin and Raymond Pellegrin portray the young and mature Napoleon; written and directed by Sacha Guitry. 121 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; interactive menus; scene access.


Napoleon (U.S., 2000) PBS Documentary: Release Date: November 14, 2000.

Napoleon (French, 2002)
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Produced for French television, this epic historical mini-series traces the life of the Corsican-born soldier who swept into 18th-century Paris as a military hero and rose to become the most powerful man in the world. Cast against type, Christian Clavier ("Les Visiteurs") presents the private side of a leader betrayed by his own drive for conquest. The wonderful supporting cast includes Isabella Rossellini as Josephine, Gerard Depardieu as Fouche, and John Malkovich as Talleyrand. 8 hrs. on three discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; "making of" featurette; bonus programs; biographies; filmographies; scene access.

Napoleon (Germany, 2000) TV; ZDF History Channel presentation.

Napoleon and Empress Josephine of France (1909, US)
Also known as: Life Drama of Napoleon and the Empress Josephine, The (1909, US)

Napoleon and Josephine (1924, England; Directed by Alexander Butler)
Black & White; Silent.

Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987, TV Miniseries; Directed by Richard T. Heffron)
Cast: Jacqueline Bisset as Josephine and Armand Assante as Napoleon.

Napoleon and Love (1974, England; Miniseries (9 episodes); Directed by Jonathan Alwyn, Derek Bennett, etc.)
Cast: Ian Holm as Napoleon and Billie Whitelaw as Josephine.

Napoleon and the Empress Josephine (1909) ... See The Life of Napoleon (1909)

Napoleon and the English Sailor (1908, England; Directed by Collins)
Cast: W. Humphrey as Napoleon.
First non-French film about Napoleon.

Napoleon auf St.Helena (1929; German; Directed by Lupu Pick)
Translated titled: Napoleon on St Helena.
Cast: Werner Krauss as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.

Napoléon Bonaparte (1903 France; Directed by Zecca and Nonguet)

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Battle of Austerlitz (1993, US; A&E)
Part of the Great Commanders series; Brian Cox as host.

Napoleon Bonaparte: The Glory of France (1997, US; A&E Biography series)

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Napoléon du sacre à Sainte-Hélène (1914, France; Directed by Machin)
Translated title: Napoleon from his coronation to St. Helena.
Cast: Charlier as Napoleon.

Napoléon en Russie (1910; Directed by Gontcharov)

Napoléon et l’Europe (1991, France; Miniseries (6 episodes); Directed by Eberhard Itzenplitz, Pierre Lary, etc.)
Cast: Jean-François Stévenin as Napoleon.

Napoléon et la sentinelle (1910, France; Directed by Desfontaines)

Napoléon et le Grognard (1903, France)

Napoléon II, L'Aiglon (1961, Italy/France; Directed by Claude Boissol)
Cast: Jean-Marc Thibault as Napoleon.

Napoleon und die kleine Washerin (1920, Germany)
Translated title: Napoleon and the little washerwoman.

Napoléon, Bébé et les cosaques (1912, France; Directed by Louis Feuillade)

Napoleon, the Man of Destiny (1909, US; Directed by J. Stuart Blackton)
Also known as:
Life of Napoleon, The (Part Two) (1909) (USA)
Cast: William Humphrey as Napoleon, and John G. Adolfi, Julia Arthur, Edwin R. Phillips.
Black & White

Napoleon, the Man of Destiny (1914, England; Directed by W. Edwin)
Cast: W. Humphrey.

Napoleon: Exclusively in Memphis (1993; Memphis, TN)
Video of the exhibition in Memphis (Tennessee, USA)

Napoleon: Man on the Rock. St. Helena

Napoleon: The Museum Tour

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Hundreds of personal artifacts from private and public collections around the world were gathered for this comprehensive exhibition on the life and times of the French ruler, featured here in a remarkable documentary program. 60 min.


Napoleon Murder Mystery, The (1999, TLC program)
History books say that Napoleon died of cancer; Swedish dentist Sten Forshufvud believed that he was poisoned and used forensic techniques to prove his theory. Explore Napoleon's final year on the island of St. Helena and uncover the facts and theories behind his mysterious death.

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Did Napoleon Bonaparte die of cancer while in exile on the island of St. Helena in 1821, or was he in fact the victim of arsenic poisoning? The tantalizing question is explored in this compelling documentary that follows a Swedish dentist who examined and tested locks of the emperor's hair in his search for the truth. 52 min.


Napoleone (1951, Italy; Directed by Carlo Borghesio)
Cast: Renato Ravel as Napoleon.

Napoleone a Sant'Elena (1942, Italy; Directed by Umberto Scarpelli)

Napoleone e la principessa Hatzfeld (1909, Italy)
Translated title: Napoleon and the Princess Hatzfeld

Napoleone sull'isola di Elba (1907, Italy)
Translated title: Napoleon on the island of Elba

Napoleone, epopea napoleonica (1913, Italy; Directed by Bencivenga)
Translated title: Napoleon, the Napoleonic epic

Napoleon's Barber (1928, US; Directed by John Ford.)
Cast: Otto Matiesen, D’Arcy Corrigan and Philippe De Lacy.
Black & White.

Napoleon's Lost Fleet (1999, Discovery Channel Production)
Two hundred years ago, in the Egyptian bay of Aboukir, a great naval battle took place between Britain and France. Descend into its depths with Frank Goddio and his team as they explore an underwater world filled with history and look for the flagship of Napoleon's navy, the L'Orient.

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Two hundred years after Napoleon's navy suffered defeat at the hands of Lord Nelson at the Battle of the Nile, archeologist Franck Goddio and a team of divers explore the depths of the Mediterranean to shed light on the battle by examining the remnants of two of the French leader's warships, including his flagship, the Orient. 52 min.


Napoleon's Obsession: Quest for Egypt (2000, US/England; Directed by Peter Spry-Leverton)

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The beauty of Egypt is something that was not lost on even the most ruthless of conquerors. This documentary traces the various journeys of Napoleon through the Egyptian desert, along the Nile, and through the temples and pyramids, and shows how he was driven to rule the historic land. 52 min.


Nelson (1918; England; Directed by Maurice Elvey )
Cast: Donald Calthrop as Horatio Nelson, Malvina Longfellow as Lady Hamilton
Black & White; Silent.

Nelson (1926, England; Directed by Walter Summers)
Cast: Cedric Hardwicke as Horatio Nelson, Gertrude McCoy as Lady Hamilton
Black and White; Silent

Nelson Affair, The (1973, England; Directed by James Cellan Jones)
UK title: A Bequest to the Nation
Cast: Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson as Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.

Nez de cuir (1951, France; Directed by Yves Allégret)
Cast: Marcel André (I) and Yvonne de Bray.

Nuit des Varennes, La (1982, Italy/France; Directed by Ettore Scola) Tale of Louis XVI and his flight from Paris in 1791.
Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Louis Barrault and Harvey Keitel.

Oui à l'Amour, non à la guerre (1969, Austria; Directed by F. Legrand)
Translated title: Love not war

Pamela ou l'Enfant du Temple (1944, France; Directed by Hérain)
Translated title: Pamela, or the child from the Temple
Cast: Jean Chaduc as Bonaparte.

Pan Tadeusz (1999, Poland/France; Directed by Andrzej Wajda)
Also Known As:
Pan Tadeusz - Quand Napoléon traversait le Niemen (2000) (France)
Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999) (International: English title)
Cast: Boguslaw Linda as Robak the priest, Michal Zebrowski as Pan Tadeusz and Henryk Baranowski as Napoleon Bonaparte

Partie d'échecs de Napoléon, La (1907, France; Directed by Jasset)
Translated title: Napoleon's game of chess

Passion in the Desert (1998, US; Directed by Livinia Currier)
Also known as: Simoom; A Passion in the Desert.
Cast: Ben Daniels as Augustin Robert and Michel Piccoli as Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis.
Based on the Balzac story “Une passion dans le désert” (Paris, 1830)

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Based on the 19th-century novel by Balzac, this exotic film tells of Augustin, an officer in Napoleon's army during a 1798 Egyptian campaign, who gets lost from his troops in the desert. Threatened by a sandstorm and a Bedouin who's chasing him, Augustin finds help from a wild leopard. Soon, man and beast bond in a most unusual way. Ben Daniels stars. 91 min.


Perles de la Couronne, Les (1937, France; Directed by Sacha Guitry)
Translated title: The jewels in the crown
Cast: Jean-Louis Barrault as Bonaparte.

Popioly (1966, Poland; Directed by Andrzej Wajda)
Translated title: Ashes
Polish Officers during the Napoleonic Wars.
Cast: Daniel Olbrychski as Rafal Olbromski, Boguslaw Kierc as Krzysztof Cedro, and Janusz Zakrzeuski as Napoleon.

Premier Empire (1977, France; Directed by F. Barrat)
Translated title: First Empire

Pride and The Passion, The (1957, US; Directed by Stanley Kramer)
Movie version of C.S. Forester’s tale “The Gun” recounting the capture of a huge cannon by a British naval officer during the Peninsular war.
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant and Sophia Loren.

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In Stanley Kramer's adventure saga, Cary Grant is a British naval officer who must retrieve a huge cannon abandoned by Spanish troops in order to use it against Napoleon's army. After enlisting guerrilla Frank Sinatra for the mission, Grant falls for his girlfriend (Sophia Loren). With Theodore Bikel and Jay Novello. 132 min.


Prince Murat, Le (1909, France; Directed by Giuseppe de Liguoro)
See also entry for Gioacchino Murat (1914)

Prince of Homberg, The (1997, Italy; Directed by Marco Bellocchi)

Purple Mask, The (1955, US; Directed H. Bruce Humberstone)
Pimpernel-like swashbuckler against Napoleon in 1803.
Cast: Tony Curtis and Colleen Miller.

Rebell, Der (1932, Germany; Directed by Curtis Bernhardt, Edwin H. Knopf, and Luis Trenker)
Also titled: The Rebel
Cast: Luis Trenker as Severin Anderlan, Olga Engl as Anderlan's Mother.

Reign of Terror (1949, US; Directed by Anthony Mann)
Also titled: The Black Book
Search for valuable diary set against the early French Revolution.
Cast: Robert Cummings and Arlene Dahl.

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Reluctant Widow, The (1951, England; Directed by Bernard Knowles)
A French governess marries an English Lord, but after his death she is soon involved with French spies working for Napoleon.
Cast: Kathleen Byron and Paul Dupuis.

Remontons les Champs-Elysées (1938, France; Directed by Robert Bibal and Sacha Guitry)
Translated title: Let's go down the Champs-Elysées
Cast: Raymonde Allain, Louis Allibert and Lucien Baroux.

Return of the Scarlett Pimpernel, The (1938, England; Directed by Hans Schwarz)
Cast: Barry K. Barnes and Sophie Stewart.
Black & White.

Rotschildt, Die (1940, Germany)
The Rothschild financial empire during the Napoleonic wars. See also House of Rothschild.

Royal Divorce, A (1923, England; Directed by Alexander Butler)
Cast: Gwylim Evans as Napoleon and Gertrude McCoy as Josephine.
Black & White; Silent.

Royal Divorce, A (1938, England; Directed by Jack Raymond)
Cast: Pierre Blanchar as Napoleon and Ruth Chatterton as Josephine.
Black & White.

Sabotage (2000, England; Directed by Esteban Ibarretxe)
Cast: Stephen Fry as Wellington, Dominique Pinon as Armani, and David Suchet as Napoleon.
Comedy tagged as "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Waterloo."

Sainte-Hélène (1911, France; Directed by Caserini)

Sainte-Hélène, dernière victoire de Napoléon (France; Austerlitz Reportages)

Sant'Elena, piccola Isola (1943, Italy; Directed by R. Simoni)
Translated title: The small island of St Helena
Cast: R. Ruggieri as Napoleon.

Saragossa Manuscript, The (Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie) (1965, Poland; Directed by Wojciech Has)
Set during the Napoleonic Wars, an officer discovers a book relating to his grandfather's story.

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This hallucinatory epic follows the exploits of a Belgian officer in Spain during the Napoleonic Wars who encounters a series of bizarre adventures while perusing the illustrations of an old book and meeting such memorable characters as seductive sisters, a hermit, a Gypsy, and a Cabalist. This mind-bending film gained cult status after turning up on The Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia's favorite films list. 174 min. In Polish with English subtitles.


Scaramouche (1923, US; Directed Rex Ingram)
Based on Rafael Sabatini’s novel.
Cast: Slavko Vorkapitch as Bonaparte.
Black & White; Silent.

Scaramouche (1952, US; Directed by George Sidney)
Based on Rafael Sabatini’s novel.
Cast: Stewart Granger and Eleanor Parker.

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Slickly-rendered swashbuckler set during the French Revolution stars Stewart Granger as a young nobleman whose quest for the identity of his father leads him into a vengeful rivalry with master swordsman Mel Ferrer. The pair's unforgettable climactic duel is the longest in film history; with Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, John Dehner. 118 min.


Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1934, England; Directed by Harold Young)
Baroness Orczy’s classic story about a foppish Englishman saving French nobles from death during the French Revolution.
Cast: Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon.

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Leslie Howard is the foppish English nobleman who leads a double life, and, as the Scarlet Pimpernel, rescues victims of the French Revolution from the guillotine, in this classic screen swashbuckler. Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce co-star. 105 min.

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Leslie Howard is the foppish English nobleman who leads a double life, and, as the Scarlet Pimpernel, rescues victims of the French Revolution from the guillotine, in this classic screen swashbuckler. Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce co-star. 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; trivia quiz; scene access.


Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1982, US; Directed by Clive Donner)
Cast: Anthony Andrews and Jane Seymour.

Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1998, England; TV)
Cast: Richard E Grant and Elizabeth McGovern.

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By day he's Percy Blakeney, a dandified English aristocrat in Revolutionary France, but at night he becomes a mysterious swordsman saving the innocent from the Reign of Terror. Richard E. Grant stars as the dashing Pimpernel, and Elizabeth McGovern plays his wife, in this thrilling adaptation of the timeless adventure tale. 94 min.

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The further adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel finds dashing hero Sir Percy Blackeney (Richard E. Grant) joining forces with wife Marguerite (Elizabeth McGovern) to help rescue the young daughter of the Marquis de Rochambeau from the clutches of Madame Guillotine. 100 min.

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In the swashbuckling savior of 18th-century France's ultimate mission, the Pimpernel must discover who has abducted young Louis Capet and rescue the heir to the French throne before it's too late. Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth McGovern star. 100 min.

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All three volumes in the acclaimed mini-series are also available in a boxed collector's set.
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Scarlet Tunic, The (1998, England; Directed by Stuart St. Paul)
Cast: Jean-Marc Barr as Matthaus Singer and Emma Field as Frances Groves.
Based on Thomas Hardy’s story “The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion” (Oct. 1889)

Schinderhannes, Der (1958, Germany; Directed by Helmut Kautner)
Cast: Leon Askin and Regine Burghardt.

Sea Devils (1953, England; Directed by Raoul Walsh)
Cast: Yvonne de Carlo, Rock Hudson and Gerard Oury as Napoleon.
Smugglers and spies on the Channel Islands.

Secret of St. Ives, The (1949, England; Directed by Phil Rosen; based Robert Louis Stevenson story)
Cast: Charles Andre (I) as Rene, Edgar Barrier as Sergeant Carnac Vanessa Brown (I) as Floria Gilchrist.

Sentinelle Endormie, La (1965, France; Directed by Jean Dréville)
Translated title: The sleeping Guard
Cast: Noël-Noël and Pascale Audret.
Comedy about a plot to kill Napoleon.

Seven Faces (1929, US; Directed by Berthold Viertel)
Cast: Paul Muni as Papa Chibou/Diablero/Willie Smith/Franz Schubert/Don Juan/Joe Gans/Napoleon.

Sharpe's Rifles (1993, England; TV Series; Directed by Tom Clegg)
Based on Bernard Cornwall’s Sharpe’s Series.
Cast: Sean Bean and Daragh O’Malley
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Heroic British officer Richard Sharpe is introduced in this first installment of the series. A dangerous situation behind enemy lines becomes even more so for Sharpe when he falls in love with one of his allies, lovely Spanish guerilla leader Teresa. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; scene access.

Sharpe’s Eagles (1993, England; TV Series)
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Sharpe is spurred on by the memory of a friend who died in combat to capture a carved golden eagle carried into battle by French troops. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; scene access.

Sharpe’s Company (1994, England; TV Series)
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After Sharpe discovers he is a father, he attempts a daring rescue of Teresa and their daughter as the French troops attempt to take over the city of Badajoz.
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Sharpe’s Enemy (1994, England; TV Series)
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A gang of deserters led by an evil officer from Sharpe's past has taken a number of important hostages, including the wife of an English colonel. Sharpe must devise a crafty rescue plan to save them. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; scene access.

Sharpe’s Honour (1994, England; TV Series)
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When false allegations are made against him, Sharpe goes behind enemy lines disguised as a Spanish rebel to clear his name, unaware he's entering a trap set by a French agent. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo.

Sharpe’s Gold (1995, England; TV Series)
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Hidden gold from Mexico, a ring of deadly gunrunners, and a beautiful aristocrat searching for her missing husband all add up to trouble for Sharpe. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo.

Sharpe’s Battle (1995, England; TV Series)
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Sharpe faces a formidable task when he's assigned to help train the Royal Irish Company, a formerly ceremonial unit, for battle duty, but false reports started by the French of English attacks in Ireland cause dissension in the ranks. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo.
Sharpe’s Sword (1995, England; TV Series)
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Charged with guarding a top British spy known as El Mirador, Sharpe crosses blades with Colonel Leroux, a famed French swordsman, and is wounded in battle. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo.

Sharpe’s Regiment (1996, England; TV Series)
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After finding corruption in the highest ranks of the British Army in 1813 when he's sent back to England to recruit new soldiers, Sharpe, along with Sergeant Major Harper, becomes the subject of an assassination attempt.

Sharpe’s Siege (1996, England; TV Series)
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As Wellington makes his final push on Napoleon in the winter of 1813, Sharpe leaves his wife while tackling a dangerous mission in the Pyrenees. Soon, she is in trouble when a flu epidemic breaks out.

Sharpe’s Mission (1996, England; TV Series)
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While behind enemy lines during a dangerous mission, Sharpe questions the loyalty of Colonel Brand, who is also on the mission. At the same time, Sharpe's wife seeks solace in the arms of another man at home.

Sharpe’s Revenge (1997, England; TV Series)
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After the war, Sharpe is abandoned by his wife and finds himself fighting for his life when he's accused of stealing Napoleon's treasures.

Sharpe’s Justice(1997, England; TV Series)
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After returning home, Sharpe is ordered to a troubled town to command a local militia. Soon, he finds himself caught between the town's corrupt gentry and his own rough and tough renegades. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Sharpe’s Waterloo (1997, England; TV Series)
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When Sharpe hears of Napoleon's return from exile, he rejoins the army, leaving his new woman and peaceful life behind. But when the Prince of Oranhe proves incompetent, he reunites with his "Chosen Men," defending a farm at the Battle of Waterloo.100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

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The episodes "Sharpe's Regiment," "Sharpe's Siege" and "Sharpe's Mission" are available in this collector's set.

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This special collector's set includes "Sharpe's Revenge," "Sharpe's Justice" and "Sharpe's Waterloo."

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This special collector's set includes "Sharpe's Revenge," "Sharpe's Justice" and "Sharpe's Waterloo."

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This limited collector's set features all 14 "Sharpe's" films with Sean Bean, along with a linen-backed map of Europe and the overview program "Sharpe: The Legend," and comes packaged in a cedar wood Napoleonic Era box. 25 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.


So sind die Männer (1922, German; Directed by Georg Jacoby)
Also titled:
Der Kleine Napoleon
Napoleons kleiner Bruder (German alternate titles)
Translated title: Little Napoleon
Cast: Egon von Hagen as Napoleon and Marlène Dietrich in her début role.
Black & White; Silent.

Souper, Le (1992, France; Directed by Edouard Molinaro, based on Jean-Claude Brisville’s play)
Also known as The Supper
Cast: Michel Piccoli as Chateaubriand, Claude Brasseur (I) as Joseph Fouché and Claude Rich as Talleyrand.

Sposa dei Re, La (1939, Italy; Directed by Duilia Coletti)
Translated title: The bride of kings
Cast: Emilio Cigoli and Elsa De Giorgi.

St. Ives(1998, England; TV; Directed by Harry Hook)
English TV title: All for Love (1999)
Cast: Jean-Marc Barr as Captain Jacques St. Ives and Miranda as Miss Gilchrist.

Start The Revolution Without Me (1970, US; Directed by Bud Yorkin)
Gene Wilder and Donald Sutherland star in a madcap comedy about two sets of mismatched twins during the French Revolution.

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A riotous send-up of ``The Corsican Brothers,'' with Donald Sutherland and Gene Wilder as two sets of mismatched twins who find themselves on opposite sides during the French Revolution. With Hugh Griffith, Billie Whitelaw, and Orson Welles as the narrator. 98 min.


Story of Mankind, The (1957, US; Directed by Irwin Allen)
Ronald Coman, Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, etc. star in this screen highlights of Man’s history.

Suvorov (1940, Russia; Directed by Mikhail Doller and Vsevolod Pudovkin)
Cast: Nikolai P. Cherkasov and Aleksandr Yachnitsky.

Tale of Two Cities, A (1917, US; Directed by Frank Lloyd)
William Farnum and Jewel Carmen star in a silent version of Dicken’s classic tale set during the French Revolution.

Tale of Two Cities, A (1935; Directed by Jack Conway)
Ronald Colman and Elizabeth Allen in a lavish screen version of Dicken’s classic tale.

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The fifth filmization (and first sound version) of Charles Dickens' masterpiece, set against the turmoil of the French Revolution, boasts an all-star cast that includes Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, Edna May Oliver and Elizabeth Allan. 120 min.


Tale of Two Cities, A (1958, England; Directed by Ralph Thomas)
Dirk Bogarde and Dorothy Tutin in a well-made British remake of Dicken’s classic.

Tale of Two Cities, A (1980, US; Directed by Jim Goddard)
Chris Sarandon and Peter Cushing in a TV version of Dicken’s classic story.

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"It is a far, far better thing" that Chris Sarandon does in this sweeping rendition of Charles Dickens' timeless tale, as the lives and loves of several people are forever changed by the turmoil of the French Revolution. The stellar cast includes Peter Cushing, Alice Krige, Barry Morse, Billie Whitelaw. 158 min.


Terror, The (1963, US; Directed by Roger Corman)
Boris Karloff and Jack Nicholson in an eerie tale set on the Baltic coast in 1800.

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When "The Raven" finished shooting three days early, a thrifty Roger Corman used the cast and sets for this suprisingly effective chiller. Jack Nicholson plays a lieutenant in Napoleon's army who is haunted by a mysterious woman in mad baron Boris Karloff's sinister castle. With Sandra Knight and the great Dick Miller. 81 min.

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Roger Corman directs Boris Karloff and Jack Nicholson, as a lieutenant in Napoleon's army finds himself trapped by a mad baron's fear of the unknown. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; scene access.


That Hamilton Woman (1941, US; Directed by Alexander Korda)
Also titled: Lady Hamilton.
Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in the story of the ill-fated romance of Admiral Hamilton and Lady Emma Hamilton.

Time Bandits (1981; England; Directed by Terry Gilliam)
Cast: Ian Holm as Napoleon.
A little boy and his six companions travel back in time.

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Take a wild and wacky fantasy through history with a young boy who teams with a band of dwarf robbers with a map of space/time and encounters the likes of Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon. John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Michael Palin and Craig Warnock star; directed by Terry Gilliam. 110 min.

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Widescreen; Soundtrack: English stereo; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Gilliam, Palin, Cleese, Warner and Warnock; theatrical trailer; scene access.

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Also available in a theatrical, widescreen format.

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110 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo; theatrical trailer; scene access.


Tyrant of the Sea (1950, U.S.; Directed by Lew Landers)
Cast: Rhys Williams (I) and Ron Randell.
Set in 1803 as England prepared for an invasion by Napoleon's troops.

Vanity Fair (1923, US; Directed by Hugo Ballin)
Cast: Mabel Ballin as Becky Sharp and Otto Matiesen as Napoleon.

Vanity Fair (1932, US; Directed by Chester M. Franklin)

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The second Hollywood filming (and first sound version) of Thackeray's classic drama stars a young Myrna Loy as Becky Sharp, a society girl who uses those around her to get what she wants. 67 min.


Vanity Fair (1967, England; mini-series; Directed by David Giles (III))

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Emmy Award-winning British production based on the William Thackeray "novel without a hero" stars Susan Hampshire as scheming Becky Sharp, who climbs the ladder of 19th-century English society and steps on more than one friend along the way. 250 min.


Vanity Fair (1998, US/England; mini-series; Directed by Marc Munden)
Cast: Natasha Little as Becky Sharp and Nathaniel Parker as Rawdon Crawley.

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William Makepeace Thackeray's masterful novel is turned into a sumptuous saga focusing on Becky Sharp, a beautiful, smart but poor woman determined to make her mark in society. Along with her friend Amelia, who enjoys the privileges of a well-to-do life, the pair's fortunes are followed, from the mansions of early 19th-century London to the battlefields of Waterloo. Natasha Little, Frances Grey and Nathaniel Grey star. 300 min. on six tapes.


Vénus impériale (1962, France/Italian; Directed by Jean Delannoy)
Translated title: Imperial Venus
Cast: R. Pelegrin and Gina Lollobrigida.

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Lush (and racy) French-Italian historical drama stars Gina Lollobrigida as Paolina Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon and a rebellious noblewoman known as "The Princess of Sin." With Stephen Boyd, Raymond Pellegrin. 120 min.


Veteran of Waterloo, The (1933, National Talkies Production)
Cast: Jerrold Robertshaw as Brewster
Based on A.C. Doyle's short story "A Straggler of '15"
Voina i mir (1915, Russia, Directed by Vladimir Gardin and Yakov Protazanov)
Translated as War and Peace
Cast: Vladimir Gardin as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.

Voina i mir III: 1812 god (1966-67; 1968, Russia; Directed by Sergei Bondarchuk)
Translated as War and Peace. Originally released in the USSR in four parts in 1966-1967. Cast: Sergei Bondarchuk as Pierre Bezukhov and Vladislav Strijeltchick as Napoleon. Based on Tolstoy’s epic War and Peace.

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Finally released in a Russian-language version, this epic adaptation of Tolstoy's Napoleonic novel took five years and $100,000,000 to make! Grand vignettes of human drama are framed with astounding battle scenes, including one that featured over 120,000 extras. Winner of the Best Foreign Film Oscar; Sergei Bondarchuk directs. 403 min. on three tapes. In Russian with English subtitles.


War and Peace (1956, US/Italian; Directed by King Vidor)
Cast: Henry Fonda as Pierre Bezukhov, Audrey Hepburn, and Herbert Lom as Napoleon. Movie version of Tolstoy’s classic War and Peace.

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Spectacular mounting of Tolstoy's classic novel set in Russia during the Napoleonic Wars. Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Herbert Lom and Anita Ekberg head the all-star cast in this epic of love, conflict and duty. Directed by King Vidor. 208 min.


War and Peace (1973, England, TV miniseries; Directed by John Howard Davies)
Cast: Colin Baker (I) as Anatole Kuragin, Rupert Davies as Count Rostov, and Anthony Hopkins as Pierre Bezuhov

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Set against the tumult of 19th-century Russia at the height of the Napoleonic Wars, this lavish (and lengthy) BBC adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless (and lengthy) novel stars Anthony Hopkins in an acclaimed early performance as the idealistic Pierre and Morag Hood as Natasha, his true love. With Alan Dobie, Rupert Davies, Fiona Gaunt and David Swift as Napoleon. 12 1/2 hrs. on six tapes.


War and Peace (Russia) see Voina I mir.

Wars and Warriors: Admiral Lord Nelson: The Battle of Trafalgar (1999, Documentary)
The programmes feature footage shot aboard Nelson's flagship HMS Victory, superb filmed recreations, computer animation and graphics, period imagery and comment and analysis by leading authorities.

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Waterloo (1928, German; Directed by Karl Grüne)
Cast: Charles Vanel as Napoleon.
Black & White; Silent.

Waterloo (1970, Italian/Russian; Directed by Sergei Bondarchuk)
Cast: Rod Steiger as Napoleon; Christopher Plummer as Wellington, Orson Welles, and Jack Hawkins.
The original Russian version ran 4 hours.

Weda’an Bonapart (1985, Egypt & France; Directed by Youssef Chahine)
Also titled Adieu Bonaparte (France)
Cast: Patrice Chéreau as Napoleon and Michel Picooli as Cafarelli.
Tale of General Cafarelli during the Egyptian Campaign 1798-1799.

Yorck (1931, German, Directed by Gustav Ucicky)
Cast: Rudolf Forster and Gustaf Gründgens.
Black & White.

Young Mr. Pitt, The (1941, England; Directed by Carol Reed)
Cast: Herbert Lom as Napoleon and Robert Donat as William Pitt.
The story of William Pitt the Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of 24.
Black & White.

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Epic historical drama starring Robert Donat as William Pitt the Younger, the English statesman and prime minister who revived his failing career by leading Britain against Napoleon and his forces. Robert Morley plays Charles James Fox, Pitt's former political foe, who comes to respect him. With Phyllis Calvert; directed by Carol Reed. 115 min.


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