Der brennende Acker (a.k.a. Burning Soil)

Stars: Eugen Klöpfer, Vladimir Gajdarov, Werner Krauss, Lya De Putti
Director: F. W. Murnau
Runtime: 79 Minutes
Language: English inter-titles - Orchestra Score
Color:  Multi Tinted
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR

Price: $16.95

Der brennende Acker
a.k.a. Burning Soil

Directed by F.W. Murnau

Eugen Klöpfer ... Peter Rog
Vladimir Gajdarov ... Johannes Rog
Werner Krauss ... Der alte Rog / Old Rog
Eduard von Winterstein ... Graf Rudenburg / Count Rudenburg
Stella Arbenina ... Helga, Rudenburgs zweite Frau / Helga, Rudenburg's 2nd wife
Lya De Putti ... Gerda, Rudenburgs Tochter / Gerda, Rudenburg's daughter
Alfred Abel ... Ludwig von Lellewel
Grete Diercks ... Maria
Elsa Wagner ... Magda
Emilia Unda ... Alte Magd / Old maid
Leonie Taliansky ... Gerdas Zofe / Gerda's maid

A story of greed and death. When their father dies Peter stays on the farm but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a life and finds a job as Secretary to old Count Rudenberg, where his ambition leads him to charm Gerda, the Count's daughter. But when he discovers that Rudenberg's second wife Helga will soon inherit a field with a hidden treasure he changes his allegiance.

79 minutes - Orchestra Score by Lou McMahon