Danton (1921 film)

Danton is a 1921 German silent historical film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss and Ossip Runitsch. It premiered in Berlin on 4 May 1921.[1] It was based on the play Danton's Death by Georg Büchner.

Danton
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Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Written by
Based onDanton's Death
by Georg Büchner
Starring
CinematographyArpad Viragh
Production
company
Wörner-Filmgesellschaft
Distributed by
Release date
  • 4 May 1921 (1921-05-04)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageSilent (German intertitles)

SynospsisEdit

At the height of Reign of Terror Maximilien Robespierre orchestrates the trial and execution of several of his fellow leading French revolutionaries including Georges Danton.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grange p. 92

BibliographyEdit

  • Grange, William (2008). Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-5967-8.

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