The Woman From Moscow (1928)

72 mins | Romance | 3 November 1928

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HISTORY

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 14 Apr 1928 under the title The Lady from Moscow. ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 14 Apr 1928 under the title The Lady from Moscow. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
11 Nov 1928.
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New York Times
10 Nov 1928
p. 20.
Variety
7 Nov 1928
p. 15.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Lady from Moscow
Release Date:
3 November 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 3 November 1928
Production Date:
began 14 April 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 November 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25791
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Sd eff and mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
72
Length(in feet):
6,938
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Princess Fedora's fiancé, Vladimir, is found murdered in a deserted summer house on his father's estate, Fedora sets out to find Loris Ipanoff, a nihilist whom she suspects of having killed Vladimir. She meets Loris and, not knowing who he is, falls in love with him. Discovering his true identity, she comes to believe him innocent of the murder. He later confesses to it, however, and Fedora betrays him to Vladimir's father; she then discovers that Loris killed Vladimir (who had violated his sister) in self-defense, and she protects him against the assassins hired by Vladimir's father. Loris' family is ordered to Siberia, and his brother is slain resisting arrest; Loris turns against Fedora, and she takes poison. Contrite, Loris returns to Fedora in time to hold her in his arms as she breathes her ... +


When Princess Fedora's fiancé, Vladimir, is found murdered in a deserted summer house on his father's estate, Fedora sets out to find Loris Ipanoff, a nihilist whom she suspects of having killed Vladimir. She meets Loris and, not knowing who he is, falls in love with him. Discovering his true identity, she comes to believe him innocent of the murder. He later confesses to it, however, and Fedora betrays him to Vladimir's father; she then discovers that Loris killed Vladimir (who had violated his sister) in self-defense, and she protects him against the assassins hired by Vladimir's father. Loris' family is ordered to Siberia, and his brother is slain resisting arrest; Loris turns against Fedora, and she takes poison. Contrite, Loris returns to Fedora in time to hold her in his arms as she breathes her last. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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