Babelsberg Studios 100th Anniversary Program 2
Silent with piano accompaniment by Ben Model
Monday, April 23, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
Includes the following film:
The Student of Prague
1913. Germany. Directed by Stellan Rye. With Paul Wegener, Fritz Weidemann, John Gottowt, Lida Salmonova. In Babelsberg's first year this initial version version of The Student of Prague, a Faustian fantasy of dread and split identity, became a worldwide sensation. Star Wegener would go on to make several notable films after Germany moved from a monarchy to a republic, including another famous "supernatural" work that perfectly exploited the studio's facilities (which had been enlarged by 1920): The Golem, How He Came into the World. 60 min.