The Yellow Death

The Yellow Death (German: Der gelbe Tod) is a 1920 German silent thriller film directed by Carl Wilhelm and starring Eduard von Winterstein, Guido Herzfeld and Frida Richard. It was released in two parts, premiering at the Marmorhaus in Berlin.[1]

The Yellow Death
Directed byCarl Wilhelm
Produced byFritz Deitz
Written byHans Gaus
Starring
CinematographyAxel Graatkjær
Production
company
  • Olympia-Film
  • Internationaler Filmvertrieb Dietz
Release date
February 1920
CountryGermany
Language

The film's sets were designed by the art director Fritz Kraenke.

Cast

  • Eduard von Winterstein as Polizeimeister Karpuschkin
  • Esther Hagan as Tochter Anna
  • Guido Herzfeld as Juwelier Salomon Ascher
  • Rosa Valetti as Awdotja, genannt "Großmütterchen", Besitzerin des Varietés "Elysium"
  • Fred Juncker as Leutnant Barsoleff
  • Rudolf Klein-Rhoden as Dr. Zborowitsch, Redakteur
  • Aenderly Lebius as Graf Majewsky
  • Frida Richard as Rebekka
  • Gustav Adolf Semler as Alexander, sein Sohn, Erster Staatsanwalt
  • Lilly Sueß-Eisenlohr as Rahel
  • Maria Wefers as Sonja
  • Wilhelm Prager as Smudra, Sanitätsrat
  • Fritz Falkner as Bursche Iwan

References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 535

Bibliography

  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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