The White Devil (film)

The White Devil (German: Der weiße Teufel) is a 1930 German historical drama film directed by Alexandre Volkoff and starring Ivan Mozzhukhin, Lil Dagover and Betty Amann. It was based on Leo Tolstoy's 1912 novella Hadji Murat.[1] It was originally made as a silent film, with a soundtrack added later. Anatole Litvak worked as the film's assistant director and production manager.

The White Devil
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Directed byAlexandre Volkoff
Produced byNoë Bloch
Gregor Rabinovitch
Written byLeo Tolstoy (novella)
Michel Linsky
Alexandre Volkoff
StarringIvan Mozzhukhin
Lil Dagover
Betty Amann
Fritz Alberti
Music byMichael Lewin
Marc Roland
Willy Schmidt-Gentner
CinematographyCurt Courant
Reimar Kuntze
Nikolai Toporkoff
Distributed byUFA
Release date
29 January 1930
Running time
110 minutes



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.167


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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