Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage (1926)

Director : F.W. Murnau

Release Date : 6 December 1926 (USA)

Genre : Fantasy, Horror

Cast : (Credited cast) , Gösta Ekman as Faust , Emil Jannings as Mephisto , Camilla Horn as Gretchen / Marguerite , Frida Richard as Gretchens Mutter / Marguerite's mother , William Dieterle as Valentin: Gretchens Bruder / Marguerite's brother (as Wilhelm Dieterle) , Yvette Guilbert as Marthe Schwerdtlein: Gretchens Tante / Marguerite's aunt , Eric Barclay as Herzog von Parma / Duke of Parma , Hanna Ralph as Herzogin von Parma / Duchess of Parma , Werner Fuetterer as Erzengel / Archangel

Plot : God furthermore Satan fight far more than earth; to still things, they stake on the individual of Faust, a known furthermore prayerful alchemist… more |

Run Time : Canada:85 min | 116 min (1997 restored version)

Country : Germany

Filming Locations : Ufa-Atelier, Berlin-Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany

Company : Universum Film (UFA)

Trivia : After the movie seasoned hitherto been view as at any rate as edited, UFA resolve it abhorred Hans Kyser’s script. Over Kyser’s objections, it bid German person responsible Gerhart Hauptmann to function on it. However, the workroom resolve that it abhorred Hauptmann’s document however more. The movie was let loose inside Kyser’s elemental version.

Plot Summary : God along with Satan struggle way over earth; to peaceful things, they stake on the creature of Faust, a experienced along with prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs along with burns his books following failing to bring to a standstill death; Satan convey Mephisto to bait Faust, primarily plus prudence into deeming the overwhelm along with at the moment plus a day’s come back to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the finish of this 24 hours for Faust embraces the eye-catching Duchess of Parma. Faust promotes his creature since youth. Some span later, he’s bored, along with calls on Easter Sunday that Mephisto obtain him home. Faust directly sees along with falls inside tenderness plus the eye-catching Gretchen, whose liaison plus him brings her dishonor. Is there redemption? Who wins the wager?

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