Working class Irishmen Lars Hanson (as Gypo Nolan) and Carl Harbord (as Francis McPhillipp) are members of an anti-establishment “Party”, where politics is punctuated with gunfire. Read More »
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Schatten – Eine nächtliche Halluzination / Warning Shadows (1923) Arthur Robison, Alexander Granach, Max Gülstorff, Lilli Herder, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
During a dinner, given by a wealthy baron and his wive, attended by four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor Read More »
Der Student von Prag / The Student of Prague (1935) Arthur Robison, Anton Walbrook, Theodor Loos, Dorothea Wieck, Drama
Prague in the 1860s: Balduin is a popular, handsome student, the best fencer in town, in amicable rivalry with his friend Dahl for the affections of Lydia, the innkeeper’s niece. While the students are celebrating Lydia’s birthday, the opera singer Julia Stella arrives at the inn – and Balduin’s life begins to unravel. He is immediately infatuated with the glamorous singer – but she is already kept by an admirer, the wealthy and foppish Baron Waldis. How can a poor student hope to compete? The mysterious Dr. Carpis, who also has ties to Julia and is jealous of the Baron, intervenes. But the price will be higher than Balduin can ever imagine. He risks his sanity and his life – perhaps his very soul – haunted by his own reflection.
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