The Power of Darkness (1924 film)

The Power of Darkness (German:Die Macht der Finsternis) is a 1924 German silent drama film directed by Conrad Wiene and starring Petr Sharov, Mariya Germanova and Maria Kryshanovskaya. It is an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's play The Power of Darkness.[1]

The Power of Darkness
Directed byConrad Wiene
Written byLeo Tolstoy (play)
Robert Wiene
StarringPetr Sharov
Mariya Germanova
Maria Kryshanovskaya
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
CinematographyWilly Goldberger
Ernst Lüttgens
Production
company
Distributed byBayerische Film
Release date
16 June 1924
Running time
72 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguagesSilent
German intertitles

It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.213

BibliographyEdit

  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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