Diary of a Lost Woman

Diary of a Lost Woman (German: Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen) is a 1918 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Erna Morena, Reinhold Schünzel, and Werner Krauss. The rising star Conrad Veidt also appeared. It is now considered a lost film.[1] It was remade at the end of the silent era as Diary of a Lost Girl by Georg Wilhelm Pabst.

Diary of a Lost Woman
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Conrad Veidt and Erna Morena
Directed byRichard Oswald
Written byRichard Oswald
Based onTagebuch einer Verlorenen {novel)
by Margarete Böhme
Produced byRichard Oswald
Starring
CinematographyMax Fassbender
Production
company
Richard-Oswald-Produktion
Release date
  • 29 October 1918 (1918-10-29)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguagesSilent
German intertitles

Due to the film's over theme of prostitution it had major censorship issues which delayed its release for several months and led to a number of cuts.[2]

The film's sets were designed by the art director August Rinaldi.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Soister p.38
  2. ^ Kreimeier p.44

BibliographyEdit

  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
  • Soister, John T. Conrad Veidt on Screen: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography. McFarland, 2002.

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