The Weavers (1927 film)

The Weavers (German: Die Weber) is a 1927 German silent historical drama film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Paul Wegener, Valeska Stock and Hermann Picha. The film is based on the 1892 play of the same title by Gerhart Hauptmann based on a historical event.[1] The film's art direction was by Andrej Andrejew.

The Weavers
Die Weber 1897 by Emil Orlik.jpeg
Poster for the play on which the film is based.
Directed byFrederic Zelnik
Written by
Starring
Cinematography
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
Production
company
Distributed byDeutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Release date
14 May 1927
Running time
93 minutes
CountryGermany
Languages

SynopsisEdit

During the 1840s a group of Silesian weavers stage an uprising due to their concerns about the Industrial Revolution's impact of their lives.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prawer p. 208

BibliographyEdit

  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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