Because of his thick German accent, the advent of sound ended his American career. Returning to his native Germany, he became an enthusiastic supporter of the Nazis; thus, he spent the next decade-plus making films that supported Nazi ideology.
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin & Michael Visaroff. Plot: A decorated, aristocratic Czarist General is reduced to penury after the collapse of Imperial Russia... Won an Oscar
IMDB rating 8.3/10. Director: Josef von Sternberg. Emil Jannings won the Oscar for best actor in a leading role for this picture. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 2006.