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Prince Nikki, Lieutenant of the Guard in pre WWI Vienna, is flat broke, but the only advice he gets from his parents is either to shoot himself or to marry money. During the Chorpus Christi parade his horse accidentaly hurts poor Mitzi, the daughter of inn-keepers in a Viennese suburb, who is, according to the wishes of her parents, going to marry the butcher Schani. When Nikki visits her at the h...

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Directed by

Erich von Stroheim

Written by

Erich von Stroheim (Writer)
Harry Carr (Writer)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

love social satire vienna austria parade procession

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#525 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?