Old Heidelberg (1915)

Stars: Wallace Reid, Dorothy Gish, Karl Formes, Erich von Stroheim
Director: John Emerson
Runtime: 50 minutes
Language: English subtitles - music score
Color:  Black and White
Format:  DVD-R (region free)
Rating: NR
Price: $12.95

Old Heidelberg

Director: John Emerson

Wallace Reid ... Prince Karl Heinrich
Dorothy Gish ... Katie Ruder
Karl Formes ... Dr. Juttner
Erich von Stroheim ... Lutz
Raymond Wells ... Karl Bilz
John McDermott ... Von Wendell
James Gibson ... Kellerman
Franklin Arbuckle ... Fritz Ruder - Katie's Father
Madge Hunt ... Frau Hans Ruder - Katie's Aunt
Erich von Ritzau ... Prince Rudolf
Kate Toncray ... Frau Fritz Ruder - Katie's Mother
Harold Goodwin ... Prince Karl - Age 12
Francis Carpenter ... Prince Karl - Age 5

Adapted from the 1901 German romantic play.

Young Prince Karl Heinrich has lived a lonely life of responsibility but has chanced to make friends with one of his subjects Katie. They meet again in Heidelberg, as young adults and from their unlikely friendship romance blooms. However when Karl's is summoned as heir to the throne and he must choose between duty to his country and the love of his heart.

50 minutes with a music score by David Knudtson