Roses Bloom on the Moorland (1929 film)

Roses Bloom on the Moorland (German: Rosen blühen auf dem Heidegrab) is a 1929 German silent historical drama film directed by Kurt Blachy and starring Wolfgang von Schwind, Hertha Guthmar and Betty Astor.[1] During the Napoleonic Wars a German inhabitant is sentenced to death for striking a French soldier who assaulted his wife.

Roses Bloom on the Moorland
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A scene from the film portraying a group of French soldiers
Directed byKurt Blachy
Produced byErich Eriksen
Written byFritz Mischke (story)
Hans Vietzke
StarringWolfgang von Schwind
Hertha Guthmar
Betty Astor
CinematographyGustave Preiss
Production
company
Trianon-Film
Release date
25 December 1929
CountryGermany
LanguagesSilent
German intertitles

Some scenes were shot on location on Lüneburg Heath. The film's sets were designed by August Rinaldi. It received a generally poor reception from critics on its release.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Krautz p.289

BibliographyEdit

  • Alfred Krautz. International directory of cinematographers, set- and costume designers in film, Volume 4. Saur, 1984.

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