|Ludwig II, King of Bavaria|
|Directed by||William Dieterle|
|Music by||Hansheinrich Dransmann|
|Cinematography||Charles J. Stumar|
|Distributed by||Deutsche Universal-Film|
| ‹See TfM› |
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (German : Ludwig der Zweite, König von Bayern) is a 1929 German silent historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dieterle, Theodor Loos and Eugen Burg. It portrays the life and reign of the monarch Ludwig II who ruled Bavaria from 1864 to 1886. It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Geiselgasteig, Munich. The production company was the German subsidiary of the American studio Universal Pictures.
The Flute Concert of Sanssouci is a 1930 German drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Otto Gebühr. It was part of the popular cycle of Prussian films.
Elisabeth of Austria is a 1931 German historical drama film directed by Adolf Trotz and starring Lil Dagover, Paul Otto, and Maria Matray. It is a biopic of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.
The Legacy of Pretoria is a 1934 German drama film directed by Johannes Meyer and starring Paul Hartmann, Charlotte Susa and Paul Henckels. It was based on the novel Die Reise nach Pretoria by Ludwig von Wohl. A German man inherits a business in South Africa, but struggles to run it.
The Eleven Schill Officers is a 1932 German historical film directed by Rudolf Meinert and starring Friedrich Kayßler, Hertha Thiele, and Heinz Klingenberg. It was a remake of a 1926 silent film of the same name which had also been directed by Meinert. The film depicts the failed 1809 uprising of Prussian soldiers led by Ferdinand von Schill against the occupying French. It focuses in particular on eleven of Schill's officers who were executed by the French at Wesel. The film was a Prussian film, part of a wider trend of German historical films made during the Weimar Era and set in the Napoleonic Era.
Eugen Burg was a German actor. His daughter was Hansi Burg. Burg was a close friend of the actor Hans Albers.
Schubert's Dream of Spring is a 1931 German musical film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Carl Jöken, Gretl Theimer and Alfred Läutner. It is a biopic of the Austrian composer Franz Schubert (1797–1828). It was one of two films along with Vienna, City of Song (1930) with which the director paid musical tribute to his native city Vienna.
Napoleon at Saint Helena is a 1929 German silent historical film directed by Lupu Pick and starring Werner Krauss, Hanna Ralph, and Albert Bassermann. The film depicts the final years of Napoleon between 1815 and 1821 during his period of exile on the British Atlantic island of Saint Helena following his defeat at Waterloo.
The Curse is a 1924 Austrian drama film directed by Robert Land and starring Lilian Harvey, Oscar Beregi and Albert Heine. It was shot at the Sievering Studios.
Queen Louise is a German silent historical film directed by Karl Grune and starring Mady Christians, Mathias Wieman, and Anita Dorris. It was released in two separate parts slightly less than a month from each other in December 1927 and January 1928. It commenced a series of historical epics directed by Grune. Art direction was by Hans Jacoby.
The Rebel is a 1932 German historical drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt, Edwin H. Knopf, and Luis Trenker and starring Trenker, Luise Ullrich, and Victor Varconi. The film's art direction was by Fritz Maurischat. It was made by the German subsidiary of Universal Pictures, with location shooting in Austria and St. Moritz, Switzerland. Interior scenes were filmed at the Tempelhof Studios. A separate English language version The Rebel was released the following year. The film is part of the Mountain film genre.
The Weavers is a 1927 German silent historical drama film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Paul Wegener, Valeska Stock and Hermann Picha. The film is based on the 1892 play of the same title by Gerhart Hauptmann based on a historical event. The film's art direction was by Andrej Andrejew.
Lützow's Wild Hunt is a 1927 German silent war film.
1914 is a 1931 German drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Albert Bassermann, Hermann Wlach and Wolfgang von Schwindt. The film focuses on the leadership of the Great Powers of Europe in the days leading up to the outbreak of the First World War, culminating in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by Gavrilo Princip. It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin and premiered in the city at the Tauentzien-Palast on 20 January 1931. At the request of the German Foreign Office an introduction by Eugen Fischer-Baling was filmed and presented at the start of the film. A special screening was held at the Reichstag on 3 March 1931.
The Circus of Life is a 1926 German silent film directed by Mario Bonnard and Guido Parish and starring Marcella Albani, Vladimir Gajdarov and Fritz Kampers.
It Illuminates, My Dear is a 1922 German silent film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Mady Christians, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski and Olga Belajeff.
Holzapfel Knows Everything is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Victor Janson and starring Felix Bressart, Iván Petrovich and Gretl Theimer.
Boycott is a 1930 German drama film directed by Robert Land and starring Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur, Lil Dagover, and Rolf von Goth.
In the Employ of the Secret Service is a 1931 German drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Brigitte Helm, Willy Fritsch, and Oskar Homolka. It concerns espionage between Germany and Russia during the First World War.
Spies at Work is a 1933 German thriller film directed by Gerhard Lamprecht and starring Karl Ludwig Diehl, Brigitte Helm, and Eduard von Winterstein. A spy film, it is set during the First World War conflict between Austria and Italy.
The Girl from Acker Street is a 1920 German silent drama film directed by Reinhold Schünzel and starring Otto Gebühr, Lilly Flohr, and Rosa Valetti. It was followed by two sequels directed by Werner Funck and Martin Hartwig respectively.
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