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
Release date
25 December 1929
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.



  1. ^ Krautz p.289


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

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