Starke Herzen (1952)

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Alternative titles

  • Eine Tosca Working
  • Starke Herzen im Sturm Alternative

Synopsis

Based on the opera by Tosca. On the eve of the Russian Revolution, a performance of “Tosca” is taking place at the opera. The leading roles are being played by Marina Marta and Rene Areno, who are in love with one another. In the interval, Alexander von Harbin, who also loves Marina, tries to see her, but she sends him away. He witnesses the destruction of his estate ordered by Georg von Harbin, a Red Army Commissar and a fight breaks out between the two of them. When Georg is then killed in a car accident, Alexander takes his papers. Pretending to be Georg, Alexander goes to the theatre, which has been taken over by revolutionaries. Marina and the entire cast are under threat of execution but Alexander, in the guise of Georg, saves her, but the subterfuge is then discovered.

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