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Title:
Catherine the Great
Author:
Zeta-Jones, Catherine, 1969-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
New York : A&E Television Networks : Marketed and distributed by New Video, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great.
General Note:
Special features: Cast filmographies, interactive menus, scene selection.

Originally released in 1995 as a TV movie.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780767032711
Format :
DVD

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The German princess ousts her husband Peter to become the empress of Russia."


Summary

This A & E original movie brings the rich tapestry of 18th century Czarist Russia to life. The story of an obscure 15-year-old German princess who through courage, shrewdness, and treachery gains the throne.


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