The City of a Thousand Delights

The City of a Thousand Delights (German: Die Stadt der tausend Freuden) is a 1927 German silent film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Paul Richter, Adele Sandrock and Langhorn Burton.[1] It is based on the 1907 novel The City of Pleasure by the British writer Arnold Bennett.

The City of a Thousand Delights
Directed byCarmine Gallone
Produced byErnst Franzos
Lothar Stark
Written byArnold Bennett (novel The City of Pleasure: A Fantasia on Modern Themes)
StarringPaul Richter
Adele Sandrock
Langhorn Burton
Music byHans May
CinematographyGustave Preiss
Distributed byLothar Stark-Film
Release date
29 December 1927
German intertitles

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle.



  1. Giesen p.113


  • Rolf Giesen. Special Effects Artists: A Worldwide Biographical Dictionary of the Pre-digital Era with a Filmography. McFarland & Company, 2008.
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