Wahnsinn (1919)

Germany, 1919
70m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A German horror film directed by Conrad Veidt.

Plot Summary

Lorenzen, a banker, is told by a gypsy fortune teller that there is a trunk which contains the key to either happiness or death. As his search develops, Lorenzen slowly goes mad.

Credits

Crew
Director: Conrad Veidt
Veidt Film
Producer: Conrad Veidt
Script: Hermann Fellner, Margarete Lindau-Schulz
Story: Kurt Muenzer

Cast
Conrad Veidt (Bankier Lorenzen)
Reinhold Schünzel (Jörges)
Grit Hegesa (Marion Cavello)
Gussy Holl (girl from the thrift store)

References

Books
Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror (2nd edition) by Phil Hardy (ed) p.23 – credits, review