Archduke John (film)

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Archduke John
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Directed by Max Neufeld
Written by Alfred Deutsch-German
Cinematography Hans Theyer
Hugo Engel-Filmgesellschaft
Release date
  • 25 January 1929 (1929-01-25)
Running time
110 minutes

Archduke John (German : Erzherzog Johann) is a 1929 Austrian silent historical drama film directed by Max Neufeld and starring Igo Sym, Xenia Desni and Paul Biensfeldt. [1] It portrays the life of Archduke John of Austria, a nineteenth century member of the Habsburg Dynasty.


It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios in Vienna and on location in Styria. The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Ledersteger.


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  1. Von Dassanowsky p. 37