The Student of Prague

The Student of Prague

133 mins | Drama, Horror | Oct. 25, 1926

For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms. He wants to find love; but how would he, a penniless student, ever dare looking up to any woman worth of loving? Absorbed in his dreary thoughts and indifferent to the advances of Lyduschka, Balduin is unexpectedly offered a fortune by the mysterious money-lender Scapinelli - but on a strange condition...

The Student of Prague

133 mins | Drama, Horror | Oct. 25, 1926

The Student of Prague
For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms. He wants to find love; but how would he, a penniless student, ever dare looking up to any woman worth of loving? Absorbed in his dreary thoughts and indifferent to the advances of Lyduschka, Balduin is unexpectedly offered a fortune by the mysterious money-lender Scapinelli - but on a strange condition...
IMDb rating 6.9
Producers Sokal-Film GmbH
Original title Der Student von Prag
Directors Henrik Galeen
Writers Henrik Galeen, Hanns Heinz Ewers

Cast

Conrad Veidt

as Balduin

Elizza La Porta

as Liduschka

Fritz Alberti

as Graf Schwarzenberg

Agnes Esterhazy

as Comtesse Margit

Ferdinand von Alten

as Baron Waldis-Schwarzenberg

Werner Krauß

as Scapinelli, Wucherer