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  Emil Jannings.
Frame enlargement: courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
 
 
Das Weib des Pharao
Also known as The Loves of Pharaoh in the USA : [Pharoah’s Wife]
(1922) German
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Cast: Emil Jannings [Pharao Amenes], Dagny Servaes [Theonis, a Greek slave], Harry Liedtke [Ramphis, son of Sothis], Paul Wegener [Samlak, the king of Ethiopia], Lyda Salmonova [Makeda, his daughter], Albert Bassermann [Sothis, the Pharoah’s architect], Friedrich Kühne [Oberpriester (the high priest)], Paul Biensfeldt [Menon, the Pharoah’s governor], Mady Christians, Tina Dietrich, Elsa Wagner

Ernst Lubitsch-Film GmbH production for Europäische Film-Allianz GmbH; distributed by Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA]. / Scenario by Hanns Kräly and Norbert Falk. Production design by Ernö Metzner, Ernst Stern and Kurt Richter. Architectural consultant, Max Gronau. Costume design by Ali Hubert, Ernst Stern and Ernö Metzner. Cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl and Alfred Hansen. Original music score by Eduard Künneke. / Premiered 21 February 1922 at the Criterion Theatre in New York, New York, USA. German premiere 14 March 1922 at Ufa-Palast am Zoo, Berlin, Germany. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was released in the USA in eight reels as The Loves of Pharaoh by Paramount Pictures Corporation on 28 August 1922. [?] Website-IMDb lists the USA release date as 26 February 1922. The film was digitally restored to a length of 2246 metres by Alpha-Omega Digital GmbH in 2011.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists.

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

Keywords: Egypt

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Bardèche-History p. 189; Bohn-Light pp. 133, 160; Fell-History p. 119; Sherwood-Best p. 175; Smith-Epic p. 255; Weinberg-Lubitsch p. 7 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc; DVD.

 
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