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The Golem and the Dancing Girl (1917)

Der Golem und die Tänzerin (original title)
As a practical joke, an actor impersonates the screen monster he made famous. Complications ensue.

Writers:

Paul Wegener (screenplay), Paul Wegener (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Wegener ... The Golem
Lyda Salmonova ... Helga
Rochus Gliese Rochus Gliese
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wilhelm Diegelmann
Fritz Feld ... Hotel Page
Emilie Kurz Emilie Kurz
Mr. Meschugge Mr. Meschugge
Erich Schönfelder Erich Schönfelder
Friedrich Veilchenfeld Friedrich Veilchenfeld
Ernst Waldow Ernst Waldow
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Storyline

As a practical joke, an actor impersonates the screen monster he made famous. Complications ensue.

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Genres:

Horror | Comedy

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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

9 April 1917 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The Golem and the Dancing Girl See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Deutsche Bioscop GmbH See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Recent supposed 8 minutes of footage was revently found in a private collection (50% confirmed) See more »

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Followed by The Golem (1920) See more »

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