The Emperor's Candlesticks Poster

Release Date: 1937

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Baron Stephan Wolensky (William Powell), a spy working against the Russian royalty, meets Countess Olga Mironova (Luise Rainer), a secret agent employed by the Czar. Wolensky and Mironova, initially unaware of each other's political ties, begin to fall in love. When both intelligence operatives attempt to send coded messages through hollowed-out candlesticks belonging to the nobility, they suddenly find their lives in danger and their passionate romance threatened by their contrasting beliefs.

Cast: William Powell, Luise Rainer, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan, Frank Morgan, Henry Stephenson, Bernadene Hayes, Donald Kirke

Director: George Fitzmaurice

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Suspenseful, Quest, Rivalry, Love, Pursuit