The One Million Pound Note

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The One Million Pound Note
Hungarian Az egymillió fontos bankó
Directed by Alexander Korda
Written byAlexander Korda
Based on The Million Pound Bank Note
by Mark Twain
Produced by Jenő Janovics
Starring
Cinematography Arpad Viragh
Production
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  • 1916 (1916)
CountryHungary
Languages Silent
Hungarian intertitles

The One Million Pound Note (Hungarian: Az egymillió fontos bankó) is a 1916 Hungarian silent comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Lajos Ujváry, Gyula Nagy and Aladár Ihász. It is an adaptation of Mark Twain's 1893 short story The Million Pound Bank Note . [1]

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  1. Kulik, Karol (1990). Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles . Virgin Books. ISBN   0870003356. OCLC   1827622.[ page needed ]

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