Doña Juana (film)
Doña Juana is a 1927 German silent comedy drama film directed by Paul Czinner and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Walter Rilla and Hertha von Walther. It was based on a Spanish play by Tirso de Molina. The adaptation was done by Béla Balázs, who later tried to have his name removed from the credits because he disliked the finished version of the film.
|Directed by||Paul Czinner|
|Produced by||Paul Czinner
|Written by||Tirso de Molina (play)
Hertha von Walther
|Music by||Giuseppe Becce|
The story is based on a traditional seventeenth century play about a nobleman who educates his daughter to be raised as boy, leading to a series of confusions in her romantic life. The film was shot on location around Seville and Granada in southern Spain.
- Elisabeth Bergner as Doña Juana
- Walter Rilla as Don Ramon
- Hertha von Walther as Doña Ines
- Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel as Ines' Freundin Clara
- Fritz Greiner as Ramons Freund Osorio
- Hubert von Meyerinck as Dichter Don Alfonso
- Wolfgang von Schwindt as Juanas Diener Francesco
- Max Schreck as Juanas Vater
- Lotte Stein as Juanas Erzieherin Duena
- Max Wogritsch as Don Felipe de Mendoza
- Rafael Calvo as Don Pedro de Padilla
- Bergfelder, Tim & Bock, Hans-Michael. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopedia of German. Berghahn Books, 2009.