Captain of the Guard (1930)

Genres - Historical Film, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Historical Epic  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This French epic chronicles the French Revolution as seen by Rouget de Lisle, the man who composed the French national anthem. In addition to many scenes of angry peasants, the film also feature's many songs by Lisle. The film makes no claim for historical accuracy. Songs include: "Song of the Guard," "Maids on Parade", "For You," "Can It Be?" "It's a Sword," "You, You Alone," and "La Marseillaise."

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against-all-odds, against-the-system, France, government, oppression, peasant, revolution, war