The Mistress (1927 film)

The Mistress (German: Die Geliebte) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Edda Croy, Harry Liedtke and Eugen Burg. It was based on a play by Alexander Brody. It was the first film Wiene made after returning to Germany after two years working in Austria, although the film's location shooting was done in Vienna, where the story is set.[1]

The Mistress
Poster for the film's release
Directed byRobert Wiene
Written byAlexander Brody (play)
Leo Birinsky
StarringEdda Croy
Harry Liedtke
Eugen Burg
CinematographyLaslo Benedek
Arpad Viragh
Pan Europa-Film
Distributed byFilmhaus Bruckmann
Release date
10 February 1927
German intertitles



  1. Jung & Schatzberg p.138


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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