Young Medardus

Young Medardus (German: Der junge Medardus) is a 1923 Austrian silent historical drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Victor Varconi, Egon von Jordan and Agnes Esterhazy.[1] Based on a play by Arthur Schnitzler, it is set during the 1809 French occupation of Vienna during the Napoleonic Wars.

Young Medardus
Directed byMichael Curtiz
Produced byArnold Pressburger
Written byArthur Schnitzler (play)
Ladislaus Vajda
StarringVictor Varconi
Egon von Jordan
Agnes Esterhazy
CinematographyGustav Ucicky
Eduard von Borsody
Release date
  • 5 October 1923 (1923-10-05)
Running time
136 minutes
German intertitles

It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios in Vienna and on location in the city. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Artur Berger and Julius von Borsody.


See also


  1. Von Dassanowsky p.21


  • Robert von Dassanowsky. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.
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