The Motorist Bride

The Motorist Bride (German: Die Motorbraut) is a 1925 German silent romance film directed by Richard Eichberg and starring Hans Mierendorff, Lee Parry and Ernst Hofmann. The film is notable for the use of Lilian Harvey as a stunt double for Parry during the mountaineering scenes shot in Switzerland.[1] Harvey quickly graduated to become the top star of Richard Eichberg's production company.

The Motorist Bride
Directed byRichard Eichberg
Produced byRichard Eichberg
Written by
  • James Cox
  • Helmuth Orthmann
Distributed bySüd-Film
Release date
  • 22 January 1925 (1925-01-22)

It premiered at the Marmorhaus in Berlin on 22 January 1925.[2] The film's art direction is by Jacek Rotmil.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 186
  2. Grange p. 190


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