The Galley Slave (1919 film)

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17 October 1919
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The Galley Slave (German: Der Galeerensträfling) is a 1919 German silent historical adventure film directed by Rochus Gliese and Paul Wegener and starring Wegener, Lyda Salmonova, and Paul Hartmann. [1] Inspired by several of the novels of Honoré de Balzac including Lost Illusions , it was released in two parts on separate dates during October 1919. Although Gliese was the principal credited director, the film's star Wegener also worked on its production.

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It was shot at the Templehof Studios in Berlin, with sets designed by the art director Kurt Richter.

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  1. St. Pierre p.104

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