Madame DuBarry 1919
Historical epic of the life of the favourite of Louis XV.
In 18th century France, Jeanne Marie Vaubernier is a seamstress with a boyfriend named Armand de Foix. Jeanne is instructed to deliver a hat but is distracted in the street by a royal procession. The horse of Don Diego the Spanish envoy tramples on the hat, and Don Diego not only pays for the damage but also becomes sexually involved with Jeanne. The two men fight over her, and Armand shoots Don Diego and is imprisoned. Jeanne falls into a marriage with the Count Dubarry, but a meeting with King Louis XV soon results in her becoming the king’s mistress...

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Cast: Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke
Country: Germany
Genre: Biography, Drama, Silent

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:53:46 | 7.47 Gb + 3% rec
Language: original combined French/German intertitles, Spanish intertitles
Subtitles: English, Espanol, Portugues, Greek

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:54:14 | 44.2 Gb + 3% rec
Language: original combined French/German intertitles
Subtitles: English

-- Lubitsch's earliest surviving film, a 1916 comedy, "Als ich tot war"

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