Angst (1928 film)

Angst is a 1928 German-British silent drama film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Gustav Fröhlich, Henry Edwards and Elga Brink. It is based on the 1925 novella Fear by Stefan Zweig. The film was a co-production between Germany and Britain, with the British star Edwards included to give the work greater commercial appeal in the British Isles.[1]

Angst
Directed byHans Steinhoff
Produced byGeorg Jacoby
Written byStefan Zweig (novel)
Ernst B. Fey
StarringGustav Fröhlich
Henry Edwards
Elga Brink
CinematographyKarl Puth
Production
company
Orplid-Film
Distributed byMesstro-Orplid
Release date
6 August 1928
CountryGermany
United Kingdom
LanguageSilent
German intertitles

Cast

Plot

Inge Duhan (Brink), a wealthy wife, begins conducting an affair, only to find herself blackmailed by another woman.

References

  1. Bergfelder, Harris, Street p.127

Bibliography

  • Bergfelder, Tim & Harris, Sue & Street, Sarah. Film Architecture and the Transnational Imagination: Set Design in 1930s European Cinema. Amsterdam University Press, 2007.


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