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Die Finanzen des Großherzogs
(The Grand Duke’s Finances)
Also known as The Finances of the Grand Duke in the USA : {Die Finanzen des Grossherzogs}
(1924) German
B&W : [?] Eight? reels / 2483 metres
Directed by F.W. Murnau

Cast: Harry Liedtke [Großherzog Don Ramon XX], Mady Christians [Großfürstin Olga], Alfred Abel [Phillipp Collin / Professor Pelotard], Adolphe Engers [Finanzminister Don Esteban Paquero], Hermann Vallentin [Herr Bekker], Robert Scholtz [Großfürst, bruder von Olga], Julius Falkenstein [Bankier Ernst Isaacs], Guido Herzfeld [Wucherer Semjon Marcowitz], Ilka Grüning [Leibköchin Augustine], Walter Rilla [Ehrgeiziger Verschwörer], Hans Hermann Schaufuß [Buckliger Verschwörer], Georg August Koch [Gefährlicher Verschwörer], Max Schreck [Unheimlicher Verschwörer], Hugo Block [Joaquino, the valet], Balthasar von Campenhausen [adjutant]

Union-Film production for Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA]; distributed by Universum-Film Verleih GmbH. / Produced by Erich Pommer. Scenario by Thea von Harbou, from the novel Storhertigens finanser by Frank Heller. Unit manager, Fritz Schwarz. Set design by Rochus Gliese, Erich Czerwonsky and Edgar G. Ulmer. Assistant director, Edgar G. Ulmer. Cinematography by Karl Freund and Franz Planer. Camera assistant, Robert Baberske. / Premiered 7 January 1924 at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo in Berlin, Germany. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Comedy-Drama.

Survival status: Print exists.

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

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Lloyd-Seventy pp. 33, 34 : Website-Filmportal; Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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