A Royal Scandal (1945 film)

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A Royal Scandal, also known as Czarina, is a 1945 American comedy-drama film directed by Otto Preminger, produced by Ernst Lubitsch. about the lovelife of Russian empress Catherine the Great. It stars Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter and William Eythe. The film was based on the play Die Zarin (The Czarina) by Lajos Bíró and Melchior Lengyel.

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A Royal Scandal
theatrical poster
Directed byOtto Preminger
Screenplay byEdwin Justus Mayer
Bruno Frank (adaptation)
Based onDie Zarin
by Lajos Bíró
Melchior Lengyel
Produced byErnst Lubitsch
StarringTallulah Bankhead
Charles Coburn
Anne Baxter
William Eythe
CinematographyArthur Miller
Edited byDorothy Spencer
Music byAlfred Newman
Twentieth Century Fox
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox
Release date
  • April 11, 1945 (1945-04-11)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1,500,000[1]