Monna Vanna (1922 film)

Monna Vanna is a 1922 German silent historical film directed by Richard Eichberg and starring Lee Parry, Paul Wegener and Hans Stürm.[1]

Monna Vanna
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Directed byRichard Eichberg
Written byNiccolò Machiavelli (story)
Maurice Maeterlinck (play)
Olga Alsen
Helmuth Orthmann
StarringLee Parry
Paul Wegener
Hans Stürm
Music byCancio Millán
CinematographyPaul Adler
Erich Grimmler
Max Lutze
Franz Planer
Georg Schubert
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
21 December 1922
German intertitles

The film is based on the play Monna Vanna by Maurice Maeterlinck which itself drew on story by the sixteenth century writer Niccolò Machiavelli. It was made at the Emelka Studios near Munich as part of a deal Eichberg had struck with Bavaria Film. Some filming also took place at the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willy Reiber, Jacek Rotmil and Kurt Richter.


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  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.104


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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