Shadow of the Eagle

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1950
  • Running time: 93 min
In the 18th Century, Catherine is the Empress of Russia, determined to rid herself of a young Princess who claims to be the rightful heir to the Russian throne. She sends her most trusted Officer, Count Orloff, to kidnap her. Aware of his weakness for... read more

In the 18th Century, Catherine is the Empress of Russia, determined to rid herself of a young Princess who claims to be the rightful heir to the Russian throne. She sends her most trusted Officer, Count Orloff, to kidnap her. Aware of his weakness for the opposite sex, however, she sends the ruthless and cruel chief of police to accompany him. When the inevitable happens and the two fall in love, they must flee to escape execution.

Original Release

09/11/1950

Cast

Richard Greene Count Alexei Orloff
Valentina Cortese Elizabeth, Princess Tarakanova (as Valentina Cortesa)
Binnie Barnes Catherine - Empress of Russia
Greta Gynt Countess Loradona Camponiello
Charles Goldner General Korsakov
Walter Rilla Prince Radziwill
Hugh French Captain Sergei Nikolsky
Dennis Vance Vasska, Orloff's Aide
William Tubbs Boris (as William C. Tubbs)
Dino Galvani Russian Ambassador
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sidney Salkow

Writers

Jacques Companéez, Doreen Montgomery, Hagar Wilde

Cast

Richard Greene Count Alexei Orloff
Valentina Cortese Elizabeth, Princess Tarakanova (as Valentina Cortesa)
Binnie Barnes Catherine - Empress of Russia
Greta Gynt Countess Loradona Camponiello
Charles Goldner General Korsakov
Walter Rilla Prince Radziwill
Hugh French Captain Sergei Nikolsky
Dennis Vance Vasska, Orloff's Aide
William Tubbs Boris (as William C. Tubbs)
Dino Galvani Russian Ambassador
Ewan Roberts Ship's Doctor
Cippi Valli Maid
A. De Leo Polish Guard
Gianantonio Porcheddu Partisan

Producers

Editors

Peter Graham Scott

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