Elisabeth und der Narr

Elisabeth und der Narr ("Elisabeth and the jester") is a 1934 German drama film directed by Thea von Harbou and starring Hertha Thiele. It tells the story of a young woman at a girls' boarding school connected to a monastery, and the intrigues caused by a man who is obsessed with the monastery's organ. The film was the directing debut of Harbou, who was known for her screenplays for directors such as Fritz Lang and F. W. Murnau. Filming began on 12 October 1933 in Meersburg and the Lake Constance area. The film premiered on 24 January 1934.[1]

Elisabeth und der Narr
Directed byThea von Harbou
Written byWalter Reimann
Produced byOtto Büsack
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byFritz C. Mauch
Edda-Film GmbH
Release date
  • 24 January 1934 (1934-01-24)
Running time
76 minutes



  1. ^ "Elisabeth und der Narr". Filmportal.de (in German). Deutsches Filminstitut. Retrieved 27 May 2015.

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