Slums of Berlin

Slums of Berlin (German: Die Verrufenen) is a 1925 German silent drama film directed by Gerhard Lamprecht and starring Aud Egede-Nissen, Bernhard Goetzke, and Mady Christians.[1]

Slums of Berlin
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Directed byGerhard Lamprecht
Written by
Starring
CinematographyKarl Hasselmann
Production
company
Distributed byNational Film
Release date
  • 28 August 1925 (1925-08-28)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryGermany
Languages

SynopsisEdit

After taking the rap for a crime committed by his girlfriend, a man serves four years in prison. On his release he discovers she has since married a wealthy man, and that he is now ostracized by society including his own family. He sinks into a state of despair, until he is rescued and reformed by a sympathetic prostitute who helps him gain work at a factory.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jelavich, p. 204.

BibliographyEdit

  • Jelavich, Peter (2005). Berlin Alexanderplatz: Radio, Film, and the Death of Weimar Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-24363-7.
  • Murray, Bruce Arthur (1990). Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic: From Caligari to Kuhle Wampe. Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-72465-5.

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