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  Werner Krauss (center).
Photograph: Deutsche Kinemathek; courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
 
 
Scherben
(Fragments)
Also known as Skampletten in Denmark; Le rail in France; Szyny in Poland; Destroços in Portugal; El raíl in Spain; Shattered in the USA
(1921) German
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Lupu Pick

Cast: Werner Krauß (Werner Krauss) [Bahnwärter], Edith Posca [tochter des Bahnwärters], Hermine Strassmann-Witt [frau des Bahnwärters], Paul Otto [bahninspektor], Lupu Pick [reisender]

Rex-Film GmbH production. / Produced by Lupu Pick. Scenario by Carl Mayer and Lupu Pick. Makeup artist, Richard Timm. Cinematography by Friedrich Weinmann. / Released 27 May 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The entire story was told without using intertitles. The film was released in Finland on 26 September 1921. The film was released in the USA by Film Arts Guild as Shattered on 29 April 1926.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

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

Listing updated: 23 August 2014.

References: Bardèche-History p. 195; Limbacher-Feature p. 220; Weinberg-Lubitsch p. 325 : Website-IMDb.

 
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