Ludwig II, King of Bavaria

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (German: Ludwig der Zweite, König von Bayern) is a 1929 German silent historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dieterle, Theodor Loos and Eugen Burg. It portrays the life and reign of the monarch Ludwig II who ruled Bavaria from 1864 to 1886. It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Geiselgasteig, Munich. The production company was the German subsidiary of the American studio Universal Pictures.[1]

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria
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Directed byWilliam Dieterle
Written by
Produced by
CinematographyCharles J. Stumar
Music byHansheinrich Dransmann
Distributed byDeutsche Universal-Film
Release date
  • 10 March 1930 (1930-03-10)
Running time
117 minutes



  1. ^ Prawer p. 97


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Prawer, Siegbert Salomon (2005). Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-84545-074-8.

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