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The student of Prague = Der Student von Prag / directed by Stellan Rye ; written by Hanns Heinz Ewers. .

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD STU (Text) 31951003896682 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (42 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Narberth, PA : Alpha Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Hanns Heinz Ewers.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1913.
Special features: Newly restored intertitles, new music score.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Guido Seeber ; music score, Paul David Bergel.
Participant or Performer Note: Paul Wegener, Grete Berger, John Gottowt, Werner Krauss, Lothar Körner, Lyda Salmonova, Fritz Weidemann.
Summary, etc.: Presents an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess. He sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life. With a theme reminiscent of the Faust legend, this is considered to be one of the first 'horror' films.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, silent.
Language Note: Silent with English intertitles.
Subject: Ewers, Hanns Heinz, 1871-1943 > Film adaptations.
Students > Czech Republic > Prague > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Czech Republic > Prague > Drama.
Devil > Drama.
Soul > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Silent films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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