Eternal Love (1929)

Eternal Love (1929)

Eternal Love





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Eternal Love was the last silent film of star John Barrymore and director Ernst Lubitsch; thereafter, both men would concentrate exclusively on talkies. Based on Der Konig der Bernina, a novel by Jakob Christopher Beer, the story is set in the Swiss Alps in 1812. Both forced into loveless marriages, sweethearts Marcus (John Barrymore) and Ciglia (Camilla Horn) continue to carry on a clandestine romance. When Marcus is falsely accused of murdering Ciglia's husband, the two lovers escape into the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: H.H. Caldwell, Hanns Kräly
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On DVD: Mar 29, 2005

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as Lorenz Gruber

as Marcus Paltram

as Pia's Mother

as Ciglia

as Rev. Tass
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Critic Reviews for Eternal Love

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

A decent lost silent film that has been restored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The photography is unforgettable

Full Review… | May 1, 2001

Audience Reviews for Eternal Love


A slightly better than average romantic drama, but predictable in the end. Overall it's pretty good, though.

Aj V

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