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Directed by:
Clarence Brown

Starring Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen, Alan Marshal, Henry Stephenson and Dame May Whitty, "Conquest" (also known as "Maria Walewska", "Gräfin Walewska", "Marie Walewska") is a Drama/History/Romance film directed by Clarence Brown, released on October 22 of 1937 in the USA.

Who is the director of "Conquest":

Conquest was directed by Clarence Brown, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before Conquest, Clarence Brown had directed The Gorgeous Hussy, released in 1936, Ah, Wilderness! (1935), Anna Karenina (1935), Chained (1934), Sadie McKee (1934), and Night Flight (1933). Since, he directed Of Human Hearts, released in 1938, Idiot's Delight (1939), The Rains Came (1939), Edison, the Man (1940), Come Live with Me (1941), and They Met in Bombay (1941).

When was "Conquest" released:

Conquest was initially released on Friday, October 22, 1937, in the United States. Also released on Friday, October 22, 1937 have been Breakfast for Two (dir. Alfred Santell) and Ali Baba Goes to Town (dir. David Butler). This was eighty-two (82) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, May 09, 1950 in Germany and on Tuesday, February 18, 1947 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Conquest":

At the casting of Conquest we find Greta Garbo, previously seen in Camille (1936) and Anna Karenina (1935); Charles Boyer (The Garden of Allah (1936), Shanghai (1935)); Reginald Owen (Love on the Run (1936), Adventure in Manhattan (1936)) [ more... ]

  • Alan Marshal and Dame May Whitty also appeared in I Met My Love Again, released in 1938.
  • Alan Marshal and Charles Boyer can be seen in The Garden of Allah, released in 1936.
  • Henry Stephenson and Charles Boyer also appeared in Red-Headed Woman, released in 1932.

What is the Storyline of "Conquest":

After a brief informal meeting two months earlier when they were impressed with each other, Countess Marie Walewska (Garbo) formally meets Napoleon Bonaparte (Boyer) at a ball in Warsaw. When Napoleon notes her husband, Count Walewski (Stephenson), is three times her age, and as he is taken with her charms, he unsuccessfully tries to seduce her. She ignores his frequent letters and flowers until a few grim Polish leaders led by Senator Malachowski (Zucco) urge her to give into his desires as a personal [...]

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