The Merry-Go-Round (film)

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The Merry-Go-Round
Directed by Richard Oswald
Written byRichard Oswald
Based on Reingen
1897 play
by Arthur Schnitzler
Produced byRichard Oswald
Starring Asta Nielsen
Conrad Veidt
Eduard von Winterstein
Cinematography Axel Graatkjær
Carl Hoffmann
Production
companies
Release date
27 February 1920
CountryGermany
LanguagesSilent
German intertitles

The Merry-Go-Round (German: Der Reigen) is a 1920 German silent film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Asta Nielsen, Conrad Veidt and Eduard von Winterstein. [1] It was adapted from the 1897 play, La Ronde by Arthur Schnitzler.

Contents

The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Dreier.

Plot

Drama about Elena, a woman with a dubious past, who marries a shop keeper, Albert. When her former pimp, Peter shows up, her life is ruined. She shoots him and poisons herself.

Cast

  1. Grange p.61

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