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Also known as [Madame Butterfly]
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Fritz Lang
Cast: Paul Biensfeldt [Daimyo Tokuyama], Lil Dagover [O-Take-San], Georg John [Buddist monk], Mernhard-Maur [Prince Matahari], Rudolf Lettinger [Karan], Erner Hubsch [Kin-Be-Araki], Kaete Juster [Hanake], Niels Prien [Olaf J. Anderson], Herta Heden [Eva], Loni Nest [child]
Decla-Film production. / Scenario by Max Jungk, from the opera Madame Butterfly by David Belasco and John Luther Long. Art direction by Heinrich Umlauff. Cinematography by Max Fosslender (Carl Hoffman). / Premiered 18 December 1919 in Berlin, Germany. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.
Listing updated: 28 September 2013.
References: Jensen-Lang pp. 12, 21, 205 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.