The Bohemian Dancer (1926 film)

The Bohemian Dancer (German: Die Försterchristl) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Lya Mara, Harry Liedtke and William Dieterle. It premiered in Berlin on 5 March 1926.[1] It is based on the operetta 1907 Die Försterchristl composed by Georg Jarno with a libretto by Bernhard Buchbinder. The film's art direction was by Gustav A. Knauer and Andrej Andrejew. The film is set in Vienna and Hungary during the 18th century.

The Bohemian Dancer
Directed byFrederic Zelnik
Produced byFrederic Zelnik
Written byBernhard Buchbinder (libretto)
Fanny Carlsen
Alfred Halm
StarringLya Mara
Harry Liedtke
William Dieterle
Heinrich Peer
Music byHans May
CinematographyAkos Farkas
Frederik Fuglsang
Mutz Greenbaum
Distributed bySüd-Film
Release date
5 March 1926
German intertitles



  1. Grange p.220


  • Grange, William. Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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