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Genuine, die Tragodie eines Seltsamen Hauses
Also known as Genuine: A Tale of a Vampire in the USA
(1920) German
B&W : 2286 metres
Directed by Robert Wiene

Cast: Fern Andra [Genuine], Hans Heinrich von Twardowski [Florian], Albert Bennefeld [Curzon], Harold Paulsen [Percy Melos], Lewis Brody [the Malay], John Gottowt [Guyard, the barber], Ernst Gronau [Lord Melos]

Decla-Bioskop Aktiengesellschaft production. / Produced by Erich Pommer. Executive producer, Rudolf Meinert. Scenario by Carl Mayer. Art direction by [?] Bernhard Klein, César Klein and Kurt Hermann Rosenberg? Set design by César Klein and Walther Reimann. Costume design by César Klein. Cinematography by Willy Hameister. / Premiered 2 September 1920 at the Marmorhaus in Berlin, Germany. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was reconstructed to nearly its original length in 1996 by the Münchner Filmmuseum from two surviving prints held in France.


Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of the Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [incomplete 35mm positives, 35mm reconstruction negative, 35mm reconstruction positives].

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Artists: Painters, Paintings - Vamps

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Bardèche-History pp. 190, 191 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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