The Mad Empress

Directed by Miguel Contreras Torres
1939    72m    Approved
Biography, Drama, War,
Rival version of drama of Carlotta, Maximilian and Juarez, story better known from simultaneously filmed 1939 Juarez. This different production, financed by Mexico and Columbia , was bought out by Warners to play down competition.
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Cast of The Mad Empress
  • Medea de NovaraEmpress Carlotta of Mexico
  • Conrad NagelMaximilian
  • Jason Robards Sr.President Benito Juarez
  • Lionel AtwillGeneral Bazaine
  • Guy Bates PostLouis Napoleon III
  • Evelyn BrentEmpress Eugenie
  • Frank McGlynn Sr.President Abraham Lincoln
  • Nigel De BrulierFather Fisher
  • Gustav von SeyffertitzMetternich
  • Michael VisaroffDr. Samuel Basch
  • Earl GunnPorfirio Diaz
  • George RegasMariano Escobedo
  • Rudolph AndersHerzfeld
  • Duncan RenaldoCol. Miguel López
  • Julian RiveroGeneral Tomás Mejía

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