Rare Mexican Movie Poster for “Carlota” The Mad Empress. Mexican Cinema Poster. Mounted on linen backed. 26″ x 30″
The Mad Empress is a 1939 American historical drama film depicting the 3-year reign of Maximilian I of Mexico (Nagel) and his struggles against Benito Juarez (Robards). Empress Carlotta (Novora) is the “mad” empress who has a breakdown when she realizes her husband is condemned to death.
- Conrad Nagel – Archduke Maximilian of Mexico
- Medea de Novara – Empress Carlotta of Mexico
- Duncan Renaldo – Colonel Miguel López
- Lionel Atwill – General Bazaine
- Guy Bates Post – French Emperor Louis Napoleon III
- Jason Robards, Sr. – Benito Juarez