Alraune (1918 film)

Alraune is a 1918 Hungarian science fiction horror film directed by Michael Curtiz and Edmund Fritz and starring Géza Erdélyi. Little is known about this film which is now believed to be lost. It is a variation on the original legend of Alraune in which a Mad Scientist creates a beautiful but demonic child from the forced union between a woman and a mandrake root.

Directed byMichael Curtiz
Edmund Fritz
Written byHanns Heinz Ewers (novel)
Richárd Falk
StarringGéza Erdélyi
Gyula Gál
Release date
1918 (1918)
Running time
80 minutes
Hungarian intertitles


See also


  • Wingrove, David. Science Fiction Film Source Book (Longman Group Limited, 1985)
  • Alraune on IMDb

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