Cinema: The New Pictures Jan. 30, 1928

The Last Command (Emil Jannings) is the story of a cousin to the late Russian Tsar who, after the fume and flames of the revolution,, found his way to the dreary door-steppes of a Hollywood studio.

The plot of the picture goes back to what he remembers, sitting in the cinema dressing room over a makeup table. He remembers himself as General Dolgorucki, a gaudy young officer, commander-in-chief of the Tsar's army. Two revolutionists come to this young officer to have their passports examined; a beautiful actress...