Die Augen der Mumie Ma (1918)

Germany, 1918
43m, 58m (Austria), 63m, 1160 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

A German horror film directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

Plot Summary

A girl is freed from captivity in an Egyptian temple but is pursued by her captor when she returns to England.


Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Projektions-AG Union
Dramatisation: Hanns Kräly, Emil Rameau
Director of Photography: Alfred Hansen
Pianist (Hypercube LLC Restoration): Douglas M. Protsik
Decorations and Set Designer: Kurt Richter
Digital Restoration: Hypercube LLC, New York

Max Laurence (Prince Hohenfels)
Harry Liedtke (Albert Wendland, a painter)
Emil Jannings (Radu, an Arab)
Pola Negri (Ma)

Alternative Titles

Eyes of the Mummy Ma – US title
The Eyes of the Mummy
Gli occhi della mummia – Italian title
Oczy mumii Ma – Polish title
Los Ojos de la momia – Spanish title
Os Olhos da Múmia – Portuguese title

Extracts included in
Berlin Metropolis Jews in Early German Film (1999)
Ernst Lubitsch in Berlin – Von der Schönhauser Allee nach Hollywood (2006)
The Face of Tutankhamun (1992)