The Black Panther (1921 film)

The Black Panther (German: Die schwarze Pantherin) is a 1921 German silent film directed by Johannes Guter and starring Yelena Polevitskaya, Xenia Desni and Eugen Burg. The film was produced by Russo Film, a small production outfit associated with Decla-Bioscop, which had been set up to produce films based on literature.[1] The film was adapted from a play by Volodymyr Vynnychenko. It premiered on 14 October 1921 at a Decla cinema on the Unter den Linden.[2]

The Black Panther
Directed byJohannes Guter
Produced byErich Pommer
Written by
Based ona play
by Volodymyr Vynnychenko
Starring
CinematographyPaul Holzki
Production
company
Russo Film
Distributed byDecla-Bioscop
Release date
  • 14 October 1921 (1921-10-14)
CountryGermany
Languages

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hardt p. 52
  2. ^ Hardt p. 225

BibliographyEdit

  • Hardt, Ursula (1996). From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Providence: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-930-7.
  • Soroka, Mykola (2012). Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko. Montréal: McGill–Queen's University Press. ISBN 978-0-7735-4037-8.

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