Violantha

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Violantha is a 1928 German-Swiss silent film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Mathilde Sussin and William Dieterle.[1] The film is set in Switzerland and is based on a novel by Ernst Zahn. In 1942 it was remade by Paul May as a sound film under the slightly different title of Violanta.

Violantha
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Henny Porten
Directed byCarl Froelich
Produced byCarl Froelich
Henny Porten
Wilhelm von Kaufmann
Written byErnst Zahn (novel)
Walter Supper
Hans Wilhelm
StarringHenny Porten
Mathilde Sussin
William Dieterle
Music byWalter Winnig
CinematographyRobert Freckmann
Axel Graatkjær
Gustave Preiss
Production
companies
Henny Porten-Froelich-Produktion
Monopol-Film
Distributed byParufamet
Release date
8 January 1928
CountriesGermany
Switzerland
LanguagesSilent
German intertitles

The film's art direction was by Franz Schroedter. It was shot at the Halensee Studios in Berlin and on location in Switzerland.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Parish & Canham p.118

BibliographyEdit

  • James Robert Parish & Kingsley Canham. Film Directors Guide: Western Europe. Scarecrow Press, 1976.

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