Der Student von Prag (1926)

Germany,
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A German fantasy film directed by Henrik Galeen.

Credits

Crew
Director: Henrik Galeen
H.R. Sokal-Film
Unit Production Manager: Max Maximilian
Script: Henrik Galeen, Hanns Heinz Ewers
Story: William Wilson by Edgar Allan Poe
Assistant Director: Erich Kober
Camera: Günther Krampf, Erich Nitzschmann
Music: Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Production Designer: Hermann Warm

Cast
Conrad Veidt (Baldwin)
Werner Krauss (Scapinelli)
Elizza La Porta (Lyduschka)
Fritz Alberti (Graf von Schwarzenberg)
Agnes Esterhazy (Komtesse Margit)
Ferdinand von Alten (Baron Waldis-Schwarzenberg)
Erich Kober
Sylvia Torf
Max Maximilian
Marian Alma

Alternative Titles

The Man Who Cheated Life – USA

Remake of
Der Student von Prag (1913)

Remake
Der Student von Prag (1935)

References

Periodicals

  • The Bioscope vol.71 no.1069 (7 April 1927) p.45 – review
  • Classic Images no.132 (June 1986) pp.C5-C7 – illustrated article (Conrad Veidt in The Student of Prague (1926) by Garth Pedler)
  • Close Up September 1927 p.34 – review
  • Fernsehen und Film 7 July 1971 p.55 – review
  • F/Filmjournal no.24 (June/July 1980) p.51 – review
  • Frauen und Film no.36 (February 1984) pp.10-24 – illustrated article
  • Intermezzo vol.2 no.6-8 (June 1973) p.34 – review
  • Missing Link no.5 (Spring 1996) pp.5-6 – illustrated review (by Kip-Xool)
  • Picturegoer vol.14 no.82 (October 1927) p.33 – review

Books

Other sources

  • BFI Southbank Guide May 2019 p.21 – illustrated listing