|The Onyx Head|
|Directed by||Joe May|
|Written by|| Ewald André Dupont |
|Produced by||Joe May|
|Languages|| Silent |
The Onyx Head (German: Der Onyxknopf) is a 1917 German silent crime film directed by Joe May and starring Max Landa, Bruno Kastner and Leopoldine Konstantin.  It was part of a series of Joe Deebs detective films.
The film's sets were designed by the art director Uwe Jens Krafft.
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