Earth Spirit (film)
Earth Spirit (German:Erdgeist) is a 1923 German silent drama film directed by Leopold Jessner and starring Asta Nielsen, Albert Bassermann and Carl Ebert. It is based on the play of the same name by Frank Wedekind. It premiered in Berlin on 22 February 1923.
|Directed by||Leopold Jessner|
|Produced by||Richard Oswald|
|Written by||Frank Wedekind (play) |
|Starring||Asta Nielsen |
|Distributed by||Richard Oswald-Film|
|22 February 1923|
Dr. Schön marries a lower class girl, Lulu. Young and voluptuous she attracts the attention of the all the male gender, but the doctor will not let her go. After Lulu shoots the doctor, his son has to make a serious decision.
- Grange p.141
- Grange, William. Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press, 2008.