The Transformation of Dr. Bessel

The Transformation of Dr. Bessel (German:Dr. Bessels Verwandlung ) is a 1927 German silent film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Jakob Tiedtke, Sophie Pagay and Hans Stüwe.[1] The film was based on a novel by Ludwig Wolff. It premiered at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo.

The Transformation of Dr. Bessel
Directed byRichard Oswald
Produced byRichard Oswald
Written byLudwig Wolff (novel)
Herbert Juttke
Georg C. Klaren
StarringJakob Tiedtke
Sophie Pagay
Hans Stüwe
Agnes Esterhazy
CinematographyAxel Graatkjær
Release date
8 December 1927
Running time
70 minutes
German intertitles

The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Seemann and Bruno Lutz.



  1. Rogowski p.265


  • Rogowski, Christian. The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema: Rediscovering Germany's Filmic Legacy. Camden House, 2010.
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