The Last Command (1928)

‘The average human being lives behind an impenetrable veil and will disclose his deep emotions only in a crisis which robs him of control.’ (Josef von Sternberg)

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‘In The Last Command Evelyn Brent is photographed with much more mystery and fantasy. We’re inside the veil.’ (Tag Gallegher)

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‘We can’t help seeking her thoughts. … Who is she? A revolutionary or a concubine?’ (Tag Gallegher)

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‘One time when I told her how to act, she threw a shoe at me.’ (Josef von Sternberg)

‘He infuriated me deliberately and dragged my best work from me. We scrapped constantly.’ (Evelyn Brent)

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