Call of the Blood (1929 film)

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Call of the Blood
Directed by Victor Trivas
Written by
Cinematography Václav Vích
  • Moldavia Film
  • Akkord-Film
Distributed byMoldavia Film
Release date
  • 1 November 1929 (1929-11-01)
Running time
95 minutes
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Germany

Call of the Blood AKA Sinful Blood (Czech : Bujná krev, German : Aufruhr des Blutes) is a 1929 Czech-German silent film directed by Victor Trivas and starring Vera Voronina, Jan Sviták, and Oskar Marion. [1] The film is considered lost.



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  1. Nagl, Tobias (2009). Die unheimliche Maschine: Rasse und Repräsentation im Weimarer Kino (in German). München: Edition Text + Kritik. p. 735. ISBN   978-3-88377-910-2.