The Farmer from Texas
The Farmer from Texas (German: Der Farmer aus Texas) is a 1925 German silent comedy film directed by Joe May and starring Mady Christians, Willy Fritsch and Lillian Hall-Davis. It was based on the play Kolportage by Georg Kaiser. The film was considered a costly box office failure, contributing to a financial crisis at Germany's largest studio Universum Film AG. The film's sets were designed by Paul Leni.
|The Farmer from Texas|
|Directed by||Joe May|
|Produced by||Joe May|
|Written by||Georg Kaiser (play) |
Rolf E. Vanloo
|Starring||Mady Christians |
|Cinematography||Carl Drews |
|22 October 1925|
- Mady Christians as Mabel Bratt
- Edmund Burns as Erik
- Willy Fritsch as Akke
- Lillian Hall-Davis as Alice
- Christian Bummerstaedt as Raf von Stjernenhoe
- Clare Greet as Frau Appelboom
- Hans Junkermann as Baron Barrenkrona
- Pauline Garon as Miss Abby Grant
- Frida Richard as Tante Jutta
- Ellen Plessow
- Emmy Wyda
- Kreimeier p.102
- Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
- Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945.University of California Press, 1999.