The Boy in Blue (1919 film)
The Boy in Blue (German: Der Knabe in Blau and also known as Emerald of Death) is a 1919 silent German drama film directed by F. W. Murnau. It was Murnau's directorial debut. The film is now considered to be a lost film, though the Deutsche Kinemathek film archive possesses 35 small fragments ranging from two to eleven frames in length.
|The Boy in Blue|
|Directed by||F. W. Murnau|
|Produced by||Ernst Hofmann|
|Written by||Edda Ottershausen|
- Ernst Hofmann as Thomas von Weerth
- Blandine Ebinger as Schöne Zigeunerin / Fair gypsy
- Margit Barnay as Junge Schauspielerin / Young actress
- Karl Platen as Alter Diener / Old servant
- Georg John as Zigeuner-Hauptmann / Gypsy commander
- Leonhard Haskel as Theaterdirektor
- Marie von Buelow as Bettlerin
- Rudolf Klix as Bobby
- Hedda Kemp as Dame im Schleier
- Hans Otterhausen as Guckkastenmann
- Hans Schaup as Der alte Dietrich / Thomas' Diener
- "Der Knabe in Blau". Deutsche Kinemathek. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: The Boy in Blue". Silent Era. Retrieved 3 November 2008.
- Bock, Hans-Michael (2009). Hans-Michael Bock, Tim Bergfelder (ed.). The concise Cinegraph: encyclopaedia of German cinema. Berghahn Books. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.