Friedrich Schiller (1923 film)

Friedrich Schiller is a 1923 German silent historical film directed by Curt Goetz and starring Theodor Loos, Hermann Vallentin and Ilka Grüning. It is a biopic of the life of the eighteenth century writer Friedrich Schiller.[1] In 2005 the film was restored with a slightly shorter running length.

Friedrich Schiller
Directed byCurt Goetz
Produced byCurt Goetz
Written by
  • Curt Goetz
  • Max Kaufmann
Starring
Cinematography
  • Hans Scholz
  • Otto Tober
Production
company
Goetz-Film
Release date
23 March 1923
Running time
111 minutes
CountryGermany
Language

The film's sets were designed by the art director Julian Ballenstedt. Location shooting took place in Stuttgart.

Cast

  • Theodor Loos Friedrich Schiller
  • Hermann Vallentin as Herzog Karl Eugen von Württemberg
  • Isabel Heermann as Gräfin Franziska von Hohenheim
  • Max Pategg as Johann Kaspar Schiller, Werbeoffizier
  • Ilka Grüning as Elisabeth Dorothea, seine Frau
  • Robert Leffler as Pastor Christoph Moser
  • Egmont Richter as Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart
  • Berta Monnard as Seine Frau
  • Heilo Böhlen as Ludwig, deren Sohn
  • Rudolf Klein-Rhoden as Der Amtmann von Blaubeuren
  • Hans Carl Mueller as Kapf, Schillers Freund
  • Erich Walter as Scharffenstein, Schillers Freund
  • Martin Gien as Petersen, Freund Schillers
  • Walter Kassing as Hoven, Freund Schillers
  • Kitty Aschenbach as Luise Bischerin, Hauptmannswitwe
  • Paul Bildt as Andreas Streicher, Musikus
  • Carl Jönsson as Herzog Karl August von Weimar
  • Max Kaufmann a sGoethe
  • Philipp Manning as Intendant von Dahlberg
  • Ernst Legal as Iffland
  • Gottfried Kraus as General Rieger
  • Wilhelm Diegelmann as Nies, Aufseher der Karlsschule
  • Herbert Stock as Brodhag, Ochsenwirt in Stuttgart
  • Josefine Dora as Putzfrau

References

  1. Klossner p. 151

Bibliography

  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500–1815 on Film and Television: A Worldwide Filmography of Over 2550 Works, 1895 Through 2000. McFarland & Company, 2002.


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