William Dieterle (director)
Bertita Harding (novel)
Franz Werfel (play)
Elmer Fryer (photographer)
John Huston, Aeneas MacKenzie, Wolfgnag Reinhardt (screenwriter)
Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1939. Vintage reference photograph showing Claude Rains, Gale Sondergaard, Montagu Love, and director William Dieterle on the set of the 1939 film. Mimeo snipe on verso.

Based upon the 1939 biography of Emperor Maximilan of Mexico and his wife Charlotte, "Phantom Crown" by Bertita Loenarz and the 1925 play "Juarez and Maximilian" by Franz Werfel.

Democratic-leaning Mexico President Benito Juarez (Paul Muni) threatens France's rule and battles with Napolean III's (Claude Rains) newly installed Emperor Maximilian (Brian Aherne).

Nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Cinematography.

10 x 8.25 inches. Light edgewear, else Near Fine.

[Book #150542]