The Black Forest Girl (1929 film)

The Black Forest Girl (German: Schwarzwaldmädel) is a 1929 German silent romance film directed by Victor Janson and starring Liane Haid, Fred Louis Lerch and Walter Janssen.[1]

The Black Forest Girl
Directed byVictor Janson
Produced byGustav Schwab
Written byMax Jungk
Walter Reisch
StarringLiane Haid
Fred Louis Lerch
Walter Janssen
Georg Alexander
CinematographyEduard Hoesch
Edgar S. Ziesemer
Distributed byDeutsche First National Pictures
Release date
24 October 1929
German intertitles

It was distributed by the German branch of the American company First National Pictures. The film's art direction was by Heinz Fenchel and Jacek Rotmil. The film is based on the 1917 operetta of the same title, composed by Leon Jessel with a libretto by August Neidhart. It is set in the Black Forest region of Germany in the 1840s.



  1. Prawer p.208


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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