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Captain of the Guard (1930)

Passed | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 29 March 1930 (USA)
A captain of the king's guards secretly works for the rebels.

Directors:

John S. Robertson, Pál Fejös (uncredited)

Writers:

Houston Branch (story), George Manker Watters (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura La Plante ... Marie Marnay
John Boles ... Rouget de Lisle
Sam De Grasse ... Bazin
James A. Marcus ... Marnay
Lionel Belmore ... Colonel of Hussars
Stuart Holmes ... Louis XVI
Evelyn Hall Evelyn Hall ... Marie Antoinette
Claude Fleming Claude Fleming ... Magistrate
Murdock MacQuarrie ... Pierre
Richard Cramer ... Danton
Harry Burkhardt ... Materown
George Hackathorne ... Robespierre
DeWitt Jennings ... Priest
Harry Cording ... Le Bruin
Otis Harlan ... Jacques
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Storyline

Begins with Rouget de Lisle, as a captain of the King's Guards and a Royalist music teacher, falling in love with Marie Marnay, an innkeeper's daughter who has some political beliefs that do not include kings or queens. As time goes by, he writes "La Marseillaise", and she leads a revolution. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Mighty Drama! Martial Music! Heart-Filling Romance! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance | War

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La marseillaise See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Original cinematographer Hal Mohr was let go and replaced by Gilbert Warrenton. See more »

Soundtracks

Maids on Parade
Lyrics by William Francis Dugan
Music by Heinz Roemheld
Sung by John Boles
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