The White Eagle

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The White Eagle

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The White Eagle

Release Date: October 09, 1928

Year    :   1928
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Mezhrabpomfilm
Director    :   Yakov Protazanov
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Writers    :   Yakov Protazanov, Oleg Leonidov, Leonid Andreyev, Yakov Urinov
RunTime    :   67 mins.

The film is based on The Governor, a play by Leonid Andreyev. V.I. Kachalov plays the governor of a small Russian province who tries to treat the people under his authority with kindness and equanimity. But when a local factory goes on strike, the governor buckles under to pressure from the Tzar and orders the wholesale slaughter of the strikers. He pays for this betrayal of his trust with his life -- at the hands of a courageous Bolshevik spy.

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