Let There Be Light (1917 film)

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Let There Be Light (German: Es werde Licht!) is a 1917 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Bernd Aldor, Hugo Flink and Nelly Lagarst.[1] It was followed by three sequels. The film was a protest against Germany's anti-abortion law,[2] and also touched on the dangers of syphilis.[3] It is a lost film.

Let There Be Light
Directed byRichard Oswald
Produced byRichard Oswald
Written by
Starring
CinematographyMax Fassbender
Production
company
Richard-Oswald-Produktion
Release date
  • 2 March 1917 (1917-03-02)
CountryGermany
Languages

The film's sets were designed by the art director August Rinaldi. Manfred Noa was employed as an artistic consultant.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kreimeier p. 44
  2. ^ Rogowski, Christian (2010). The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema: Rediscovering Germany's Filmic Legacy. ISBN 9781571134295.
  3. ^ Linge, Ina (2018). "Sexology, Popular Science and Queer History in Anders als die Andern (Different from the Others)". Gender & History. 30 (3): 595–610. doi:10.1111/1468-0424.12381. PMC 6282845. PMID 30546198.

BibliographyEdit

  • Kreimeier, Klaus (1999). The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918–1945. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-22069-0.

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