The Jewess of Toledo (film)

The Jewess of Toledo (German: Die Jüdin von Toledo) is a 1919 Austrian silent historical drama film directed by Otto Kreisler and starring Franz Höbling, Ida Norden and Thea Rosenquist. It is an adaptation of the 1872 play The Jewess of Toledo by Franz Grillparzer which was based on the relationship between Alfonso VIII of Castile and Rahel la Fermosa in 12th century Spain.[1]

The Jewess of Toledo
GermanDie Jüdin von Toledo
Directed byOtto Kreisler
Written byRobert Land
Based onThe Jewess of Toledo
by Franz Grillparzer
StarringFranz Höbling
Ida Norden
Thea Rosenquist
Josef Viktora
Helios Film
Distributed byJosef Rideg Film
Release date
  • 1 August 1919 (1919-08-01)
German intertitles



  1. ^ Prawer, Siegbert Salomon (2005). Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. New York, NY: Berghahn Books. p. 63. ISBN 1845453034. JSTOR j.ctt9qd8qp.

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