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Also known as Begierde (Desire), Krise and Abwehr in Germany; The Devious Path in the USA
(1928) German
B&W : [?] Seven or Eight? reels / 2199 metres
Directed by G.W. Pabst

Cast: Gustav Diessl [Reichtsanwalt Doktor Thomas Beck], Brigitte Helm [Irene Beck], Hertha von Walther [Liana], Jack Trevor [Maier Walter Frank], Fritz Odemar [Regierungsrat Möller], Nico Turoff [Sam Taylor, a boxer], Ilse Bachmann [Anita Haldern], Richard Sora [André], Peter C. Leska [Robert], Irm Cherry [Daisy], Irma Green [Gina], Tita Christescu [Zofe], Jimmy Lygget [2. boxer (the second boxer)], Andreas von Horn, Gerhard Müleer, [?] Elga Brink?

Erda-Film GmbH production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation mbH. / Scenario by Adolf Lantz, Ladislaus Vajda and Helen Gosewisch, from a screen story by Franz Schulz. Production design by Hans Sohnle and Otto Erdmann. Costume design by Modellhaus Mahrenholz and A. Wolff. Assistant directors, Paul Falkenberg and Marc Sorkin. Cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl. Edited by Paul Falkenberg, Marc Sorkin and G.W. Pabst. / Released 5 September 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was restored in 1999. / Silent film.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Listing updated: 4 October 2014.

References: Bardèche-History p. 253 : Website-Filmportal; Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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